Detectives have identified thirty women they want to trace as part of Operation Sanctuary, the investigation into the sexual abuse of teenage girls and young women on Tyneside.
25 men and two women have been arrested this week after a series of raids across Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside.
Frances Read reports.
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