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IPCC investigation over Rotherham child sex abuse

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has 55 ongoing investigations into allegations about how South Yorkshire Police dealt with child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

In a statement to ITV News, the IPCC said:

Our investigative work examining allegations about how South Yorkshire Police responded to reported child sexual exploitation in Rotherham continues to expand.

The 55 investigations - 52 independent and three managed - cover a range of allegations from a failure to act on reported child sexual exploitation to corruption by police officers.

– IPCC statement
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