Telford abuse: Victim numbers 'sensationalised'

Telford abuse: Victim numbers 'sensationalised'
 

Reports on the scale of sexual abuse in Telford are "sensationalised", a police chief has said.
A Sunday Mirror investigation found up to 1,000 girls in the Shropshire town may have been victims of grooming gangs since the 1980s.
But, West Mercia Police Supt Tom Harding said he "significantly disputed" the figures.
"I don't believe Telford is any worse than lots of places across England and Wales," he said.
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14 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 55
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