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Police admit Rotherham abuse failings

29 August 2014 Last updated at 19:00 BST

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has acknowledged that his force was heavily criticised in a report published this week.

It revealed that 1,400 children in Rotherham were sexually exploited over 16 years.

He said that any information that had been disregarded by the police would now be acted on.

Ed Thomas reports.

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