'Vile and abhorrent crimes' of Oxford sex gang

I am pleased these men have been brought to justice for their vile and abhorrent crimes.

– Senior Investigating Officer, Simon Morton

I would like to praise the courage and bravery of these young women. I am very sorry this case took so long to get to court and I have said so to all the young women.

– Chief Constable, Sara Thornton

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May: Lessons from sex ring trial

The Home Secretary has said police and social services in Oxford need to learn lessons from the "appalling" abuse of a group of vulnerable young girls. Seven members of a paedophile ring were found guilty of sexually abusing and exploiting them.