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FIND A WAY OUT – THE MESSAGE TO VICTIMS BEING GROOMED TO COMMIT CRIME

Press release

Issued: 19 October 2017

FIND A WAY OUT – THE MESSAGE TO VICTIMS BEING GROOMED TO COMMIT CRIME

Police, local authorities, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, young people and an MP have launched a campaign to stop criminal gangs from grooming children and vulnerable adults to commit crime.

The campaign, known as ‘Trapped’, aims to raise awareness of criminals who are grooming and exploiting children and young adults to commit crime on their behalf.

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Follow-up Report into Child Sexual Exploitation in Greater Manchester

You can download the full report here: Real Voices-Are they Being Heard?

Big increases in reporting of child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester

Embargo 00:01am March 30, 2017

The scale of child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester is exposed today in a new report by campaigning MP Ann Coffey.

Better training and awareness amongst the police and the public has led to significant increases in reporting offences, identification of victims and offenders and intelligence tip-offs.

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