Child sex trafficking case police arrest 13 in Oxford

Det Supt Rob Mason said: “We believe we have uncovered an organised crime group who have been running a business of selling young girls for sex.

The arrests came after officers executed 14 warrants across Oxford as part of an operation named Bullfinch

Thirteen men have been arrested in Oxford by police investigating child exploitation offences.

Police said the men, aged between 21 and 37, were arrested following an investigation into exploitation of 24 girls aged between 11 and 16.

They have been arrested on suspicion of prostitution of females under the age of 18, trafficking, grooming and rape.

Four of the men have been released on police bail until 19 April and nine remain in custody.

Thames Valley Police said they believed the offences had taken place over a six-year period.

Twelve men were arrested during early morning raids with a 13th arrested on Thursday afternoon.

The suspects are also being questioned on suspicion of administering drugs for the purpose of rape.


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