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Rotherham sex abuse victim: Police did not take my case seriously

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
31/10/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A victim of the Rotherham sex abuse scandal has said her case was not taken seriously after reporting it to South Yorkshire Police. On Monday, of child sex abuse in the largest trial so far following the Rotherham abuse inquiry. Sheffield Crown Court heard a girl was "passed around" and raped by 100 men by the time she was 16 years old, while another young victim became pregnant and had to have an abortion. One unnamed victim has said she expected police to investigate her case when she first reported it but they "never really did".

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