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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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Retrial sought for man accused over Aylesbury sex ring

A retrial is to be sought by the Crown Prosecution Service for one of the 11 men who stood trial accused of involvement in an Aylesbury child abuse ring.

Jurors could not decide on charges against Jerome Joe, 35, of Pightle Crescent, Buckingham, who denies one count of rape and a single count of sexual activity with a child.

Six of the 11 were convicted, while the remaining four were cleared by the jury.

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