Child sexual exploitation offences increase fivefold in Manchester

30/3/17  The number of child sexual exploitation offences recorded in the Greater Manchester area has increased almost fivefold in three years, a report has revealed.

There were 714 recorded offences of child sexual exploitation – a specific form of abuse when an individual or group coerces or deceives a child into sex – in the area in 2016 compared with 146 in 2013, according to the report by the Labour MP Ann Coffey.

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