Rother­ham vic­tim: cops didn’t care

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A VIC­TIM of the Rother­ham sex abuse scan­dal has said her case was not taken se­ri­ously after re­port­ing it to South York­shire Po­lice.

On Mon­day, seven Asian men were found guilty of child sex abuse in the largest trial so far fol­low­ing an abuse in­quiry.

Sh­effield Crown Court heard a girl was “passed around” and raped by 100 men by the time she was 16 years old.

One un­named vic­tim has said she ex­pected po­lice to in­ves­ti­gate her case when she first re­ported it but they “never re­ally did”.

She said: “They seemed to take it se­ri­ously at first, and I was video in­ter­viewed, but then time passed and noth­ing hap­pened.

“I can’t de­scribe how hor­ri­ble it made me feel that noth­ing was done. The po­lice could have done a bet­ter job.”

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