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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Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Breezy with wintry showers, variable temperatures and a weather warning
Mostly cloudy, some bright spells, rain on and off and blustery. Milder temperatures than on Saturday