WTF? how does 10,000 children GO MISSING IN GOV CARE? Unless there was someone behind the shadows orchestrating this.
More than 10,000 children in care went missing last year amid fears of exploitation by child grooming gangs
As many as one in ten children in care went missing in 2017, figures have shown
Many children vanished for more than a week and some for more than a month
It comes amid fears of child grooming after scandals in Rotherham and Telford
More than 10,000 children in care were reported missing last year, amid fears that vulnerable children have been subject to grooming and exploitation.
As many as one in ten children in care went missing during 2017, official figures have revealed, with many children disappearing several times a year.
It comes amid concerns that young people are falling into the hands of gangs grooming children, following recent scandals in Rotherham and Telford.
Some of the children were reported missing for more than a month, the Daily Telegraph reports.
There were 1,720 cases of children disappearing for more than a week, among 60,720 total reported disappearances last year, the Department for Education statistics show.
Rotherham MP Sarah Champion, who has campaigned for child safety following the grooming scandal, said it was ‘truly shocking’ that so many children went missing.
‘These children are under the guardianship of the state. The Government should be ashamed that it is failing them,’ she said.