Dating man sexually abused child
Sheffield Crown Court, 2010, 2016–2017, convictions for rape, conspiracy to rape, aiding and abetting rape, sexual intercourse with a girl under 13, indecent assault, false imprisonment, procurement.
Numerous individual prosecutions regarding child sexual exploitation over the years, including 8 in 2012, 9 in 2013, and 1 in the first quarter of 2014 in the northern English town of Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
It was first documented in the early 1990s, when care-home managers investigated reports that children in their care were being picked up by taxi drivers.
According to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee in 2013, the first contact might be made by other children, who hand the target over to an older man.
One of the adult perpetrators becomes the "boyfriend", but the girl is used for sex by the larger group and comes to view this as the norm.