KIMIKO DE FREYTAS-TAMURAnytimes.com
LONDON — The police commissioner in charge of the northern English town of Rotherham resigned on Tuesday after weeks of pressure and intense public outrage over a sexual abuse scandal in the town involving as many as 1,400 children.
A report published on Aug. 26 said that children in Rotherham had been beaten, raped and trafficked by organized gangs in northern England over a period of 16 years, from 1997 to 2013, while the local authorities ignored a series of red flags.
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