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Police slammed over memo saying Telford child sex abuse was 'consensual' [with 11 year olds]

Police slammed over memo saying Telford child sex abuse was 'consensual' [with 11 year olds]

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
14/03/2018
Summary: 

Police have been accused of “victim blaming” children who were targeted by grooming gangs in the Telford sex abuse scandal. Officers investigating child sexual exploitation in the town were sent an internal memo telling them “in most cases the sex is consensual [with children aged 11!]”.