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Image caption The report focussed on the death of Victoria Agoglia and Operation Augusta. Police and social workers investigating child sex exploitation in Manchester knew children were suffering "the most profound abuse... but did not protect them", a report has found. The review of a multi-agency operation, launched after a child's death in 2003, found at least 97 "predominantly Asian men" were suspected of offences, but "very few" were brought to justice. "Fundamental" resourcing flaws were the main reason for the failures, it said. Police said "authorities fell short". The report, commissioned as a result of the 2017 BBC documentary The Betrayed Girls, focussed on the death in 2003 of ... Full story

14 January