Metropolitan Police sex abuse case 'failings put children at risk'
Children in London are being put at risk because of "serious failings" in the way the Met Police deals with child sexual abuse, inspectors have found.
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found 75% of cases investigated by the force were dealt with "inadequately" or "required improvement".
It said there was an "indefensible" lack of leadership in child protection, with no single officer in charge.
The Met said children were a "priority" and it was "sorry" for any failures.
But, force assistant commissioner Martin Hewitt said... read more
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