Detective Chief Superintendent Lesley Boal
MORE than one paedophile is caught exploiting children online in Scotland every day. We reveal the stark statistic at the start of a hard-hitting series on the risks to our kids.
MORE than one paedophile a day has been arrested in Scotland for sexually exploiting children online in the past three years.
The Record can reveal more than 2000 suspects, from professionals to pensioners, have been investigated for sickening offences since Police Scotland was set up in April 2013.
To date, 1700 predators have been charged with crimes against the most vulnerable, including newborn babies.
Detective Chief Superintendent Lesley Boal, the force’s head of public protection, said:
“Sometimes we dress it up and refer to indecent images and sexual abuse. We…
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