The constellation of psychological manipulations and actions taken by a predatory adult, meant to reduce a child’s fears and inhibitions, as a prelude to sexual abuse or exploitation by the predator or his/her associates.
We have prohibited child grooming on Facebook since our earliest days; we have no intention of changing this and we regularly work with the police to ensure that anyone found acting in such a way is brought to justice.
Even now, during its darkest less comic turn, with the cobbles a hotbed of serial killers, child grooming, cheating lesbians and general skulduggery, I'm still glued, not quite as cozy, but here for you, none the less.
With masters degrees from Cambridge and Birmingham, she came with a track record of turning round failing local authorities, having been the Government's choice to sort out crisis-hit Rotherham after the child grooming scandal.
The jury was ordered by the trial judge to find him not guilty due to insufficient evidence of sending sexually explicit messages, three counts of sexual assault, a child grooming offence and two child porn offences.