Scottish Children Sex Victims Every Six Hours
Posted by deadlinescotland on Mar 21 2010. Filed under 1, Court & Crime, News, Scottish News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
A CHILD falls victim to a sexual predator at least once every six hours in Scotland, shocking new figures have revealed.
And the number is likely to be far higher than that because most Scots police forces fail to keep records discriminating between child and adult victims of the most serious sex crimes such as rape or indecent assaults.
At least 1,592 offences against children were reported in 2009 – more than four a day.
The stats showed that innocent youngsters were subjected to rape, sexual assault and lewd and libidinous behaviour across the country…
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