child grooming


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child grooming

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.
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A COVENTRY police officer has pleaded guilty to two child grooming offences.
A POLICE sergeant has admitted two child grooming charges after a court heard he sent a photo of his penis to an undercover colleague posing online as a 12-year-old girl.
A SURVIVOR of the Rotherham child grooming scandal has opened a cafe - and hopes it will become a "safe space" in the town.
The 36-year-old was sentenced to nine months in prison after broadcasting on Facebook outside a child grooming trial.
Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was jailed for nine months for contempt of court after putting an ongoing child grooming trial at risk of collapsing.
A MAN suspected of child grooming has been arrested at an Argos distribution centre in the region.
His solicitor explained that he is related to some men recently convicted for their part in the Huddersfield child grooming gang offences.
The plot is so intensely layered, interweaving several true-to-life, high-profile scandals including child grooming and sexual abuse, that it's uncomfortable to read in parts.
O'Connor's plot is so intensely layered - interweaving several true-to-life, high-profile scandals, including child grooming, sexual abuse, and historical sex crimes - that it's uncomfortable to read in parts.
Johnson was jailed in March 2016 for sexual activity with a minor and child grooming.
Suicide prevention minister Jackie Doyle-Price said images of self-harm and suicide such as those viewed by Molly posed an online threat as great as child grooming.
No further action was taken in the case and Naude was allowed to join - but reports of child grooming in Staffordshire and West Mercia which named him as a suspect in January and February 2017 were not picked up by Cheshire Police until after his arrest in November that year.
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