THREE men have been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences as part of an ongoing investigation into historic abuse in Rotherham.
The men, aged between 33 and 38, were arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including conspiracy to rape, causing or inciting a girl under 16 to commit gross indecency and indecent assault.
All three were arrested at separate locations in Rotherham and Sheffield and have been released under investigation.
To date, a total of 18 men have been arrested and eight charged.
The investigation currently has 71 designated suspects and is in the process of engaging with more than 190 victims and survivors.
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