BREAKING: man charged with 45 child sexual exploitation offences

Operation Clover detectives have charged a man with 45 offences relating to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

Arshid Hussain, 40, has this afternoon (Thursday 11 June) been charged with a string of offences including indecent assault, unlawful sexual intercourse and unlawful imprisonment.

He’s also been charged with causing a child to be removed from their parent, assault, and procuring of a female to have sexual intercourse.

Hussain has been bailed to appear before Rotherham Magistrates Court on 25 June 2015 at 2pm.

He has been charged as part of Operation Clover, a joint investigation by South Yorkshire Police in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the Crown Prosecution Service.

It is one of a number of non-recent child sexual exploitation investigations in Rotherham and South Yorkshire Police continues to work in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the Crown Prosecution Service.

Anyone with concerns about child sexual exploitation should contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 in an emergency.

You can also report child sexual exploitation online through the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.