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Up to 500 West Midlands children 'at risk of sex exploitation'

Almost 500 children across the West Midlands were victims of, or vulnerable to, sexual exploitation in the first half of last year, figures have revealed.

A report found some children were trafficked by gangs and often passed between offenders.

It is thought to be the first time data has been compiled for the whole region.

Peter Wilson reports.

  • 18 Mar 2015