Twelfth man arrested in police probe into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

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A twelfth man has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

The 32 -year-old was arrested today in Rotherham on suspicion of child sexual exploitation offences involving two girls under 16 years old between 1999 and 2003.

He is currently in police custody being questioned by detectives.

The man is the twelfth suspect arrested as part of Operation Clover, an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1990 and 2003.

Operation Clover is a South Yorkshire Police led investigation and one of three currently being conducted by the force or the National Crime Agency into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.