Three arrested over Rotherham indecent assault claims

By Michael Upton | 05/07/2016 0 comments

Three arrested over Rotherham indecent assault claims

THREE men have been arrested in Rotherham for suspected indecent assault as part of an investigation into child sex abuse in the town.

National Crime Agency (NCA) investigators arrested the men in Rotherham today.

They bring the number arrested in connection with Operation Stovewood to six.

The operation which is examining non-familial child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) in the town between 1997 and 2013.

The men were arrested on suspicion of indecent assault against a girl under the age of 16 and have been taken to a police station in South Yorkshire for interviews by NCA officers.

Operation Stovewood currently has 34 designated suspects.

It has prioritised making contact with 113 victims and survivors so far.

There are currently eight distinct major investigations within the overall investigation.

Child rape suspect bailed until December

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