Woman charged with child sexual exploitation offences

Operation Clover, a joint investigation by South Yorkshire Police in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the Crown Prosecution Service has today (Saturday 4 July) charged a further woman with a number of offences relating to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1993 and 1995.

Shelley Davies, 40, has been charged with conspiracy to procure a child to become a common prostitute and unlawful imprisonment.

She is also jointly charged with conspiracy to rape alongside 52-year-old Qurban Ali, 58-year-old Karen MacGregor and 40-year-old Arshid Hussain, who were charged yesterday (Friday 3 July) with this offence.

She has been bailed to appear before Rotherham Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7 July.

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.