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Charity says 'insufficient action' taken over Aylesbury abuse concerns

Concerns about one of two schoolgirls repeatedly abused by a gang of men in Aylesbury were raised several years before they were arrested, a children’s charity has said.

Barnados told the BBC they worked with the victims in 2008 and referred the case of one to appropriate agencies but 'insufficient action" was taken.

Six members of a child sex ring in Aylesbury were found guilty at the Old Bailey of their part in the horrifying abuse of two schoolgirls which went on for years on a massive scale

A total of 11 men went on trial for 51 offences between 2006 and 2012. Four defendants were cleared, while the jury could not decide on one of them.

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Aylesbury child sex ring victims 'let down'

Buckinghamshire County Council has apologised to the victims of the Aylesbury sex ring after six men were found guilty for their role in the abuse.

The horrifying abuse - involving rape and child prostitution - went on for several years.

The council said the victims had been let down, admitting that indications had "probably" been there.

ITV News' Peter Smith reports:

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