Seventh member of Huddersfield grooming gang jailed

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image captionThe case is part of a wider investigation into the sexual exploitation of girls in the Huddersfield area

A seventh member of a grooming gang who subjected two teenage girls to "vile and wicked" sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.

The 37-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court after being convicted of one count of rape.

The other six men were given sentences of up to 15 years on Wednesday.

A total of 34 men have now been convicted as part of West Yorkshire Police's Operation Tendersea investigation into child sexual exploitation in the town.

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