Latest News Wires Report finds 1,400 children sexually exploited in Rotherham, northern England

Report author Alexis Jay cited appalling acts of violence between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham, a town of some 250,000.

By , Associated Press

A new report concluded Tuesday that some 1,400 children were sexually exploited in one northern England town— a damming account of the collective failure by authorities to prevent children as young as 11 from being beaten, raped and trafficked.