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Cyber sex crimes against children rises by more than 100 per cent

Cyber related sex crimes against children in our region have increased by more than a 100 percent over the last four years.

Research said 13 was the most common age of victims Credit: Press Association

Research by the NSPCC has shown that almost 1500 incidents took place in the last year alone.

The charity wants the Government to do more to help them combat the issue.

  • Helen Westerman Head of Safeguarding in Communities, NSPCC

According to the figures, 13 was the most common age of victims where ages were recorded, while 185 offences were committed against children aged 10 and under, the NSPCC said.