Suspected paedophiles arrests in Wales total 59

A scout leader, a foster carer, a former police officer, and a social service manager are among 59 people in Wales arrested in a UK-wide operation against suspected paedophiles.

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More arrests in North Wales in paedophile inquiry

North Wales Police say they have made 8 arrests as part of the UK wide paedophile operation.

The total arrests by Welsh police forces is now 59 people.

The unprecedented six-month operation has led to the arrest of 660 suspects.

The operation targeted people accessing indecent images of children online. It has stayed covert until today in order to protect children, identify offenders and secure evidence.

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