Operation Sanctuary update

09 May 2014 15:56 PM

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This is an update on the arrest and charging information for Operation Sanctuary.

There has been seven further arrests and one charge since the last update which was sent out on Friday, May 2.

The total number of arrests in connection with Operation Sanctuary is now at 86.

The total number of people charged in connection with the investigation is now 12. All those charged are now in the court system.

Officers continue to work with partners to speak to all the complainants to establish the circumstances and provide appropriate support.

Police are asking everyone to continue to be vigilant and report any information they have or incidents they have concerns about to officers.

Anyone with any information or concerns is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 'Operation Sanctuary', or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Advice and support is also available via Victim Support on 0845 277 0977 or Childline on 0800 1111.