Police are in talks with doctors to access teenagers’ sexual health records in a move to tackle sex gangs.

Officers believe a spike in the number of tests being sought in one area could be an early indication of an active sex gang.

The move comes after nine men were jailed last month after being found guilty of organising a child sex ring.

Manchester police hope that obtaining city-wide chlamydia and gonorrhea screening tests for under-25s from sexual health screening databases could help spot any areas being targeted by gangs.

They believe the move could help launch investigations much sooner.

But, according to The Independent, police still face a fight to convince doctors because of concerns over patient confidentiality and fears it could deter young people from getting tested.

Discussions are still at an early stage as to whether police access will be granted to the record which can currently only be viewed by doctors.

The database details the date of each test taken, what was screened for, the patient’s age group, the broad area they come from and their ethnicity.

One officer close to the negotiations told the newspaper: ‘The ability for police to be able to speak in confidence and with confidence to doctors would assist us.

‘There are opportunities for us to intervene more effectively and quickly if we have all the information. There are [legal] structures in which that information can be exchanged, assessed and acted upon which will not breach the law. If we could build confidence among health professionals, it would be a huge step forward for us.’

The discussions follow a further two men being arrested last week in connection with a child sex ring in Rochdale.

The men, both 33, were held on suspicion of rape and sexual assault before being bailed.

It comes after the jailing of nine men, eight of Pakistani origin and one Afghan, last month for a total of 77 years for organising a child sex-ring in the town.

The gang were found guilty of offences including rape and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child after Liverpool Crown Court heard that they’d exploited girls as young as 13.

The court was told the group plied their victims with drink and drugs and ‘passed them around’ for sex.

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  • Officers believe a spike in the number of tests being sought in one area could be an early indication of an active sex gang.

    Or, it could be an indication of encroaching ghetto.

  • Didn’t we learn all this BEFORE – like  250 years before – when some wise old WHITE GUY said

    “A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.”LET THE COWARDLY PARENTS FIGURE IT OUT

    • loyalwhitebriton

      “Let The Cowardly Parents Figure It Out”

      Are you talking about the parents of the white girls who have been sexually abused by Asian sex perverts?

      These parents are Cowardly?
      Perhaps parents are not able to monitor their offspring 24/7!

      May I say, with all due disrespect, that you, Firepower, are one of the most snidiest commentors on this site. Perhaps you think that you are making some deep and insightful observation, but you are not; your strategy is flawed, you sound no better than a troll!

      • If ONLY you had The Courage
        Old Cowardly Lion
        of criticizing RIOTING BLACKS IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY
        as much as you do armed citizens in America.

  • mikejones91

    We don’t have things like that here in the states, at least not as prevalent. Hmm–I wish we had more MUSLIMS here in the U.S!

  • mikejones91

    Maybe if we had a PROPER outlet to warn OUR girls about the dangers of darkness, their perceptions wouldn’t be MOLDED by what they see on T.V. British Men stand the f*** up. Patrol your streets! Who’s streets? YOUR streets.

  • loyalwhitebriton

    I’ve criticized blacks who rioted in this country recently, and I’ve done so on this site (perhaps you weren’t paying attenetion).
    I’ve never criticized “armed citizens in America”!
    Why should I? I believe in the right to bear arms, which was actually first codified into law in the 1689 English Bill of Rights, not your second ammenment.
    And when it comes to courage, I have it a-plenty, and when the time comes, within my lifetime I hope, that courage will be made manifest.
    Don’t underestimate us Britons.
    (in response to Firepower)

    • Those responsible have a place reserved on the boats. They love their Muslim immigrants so much, they can return home with them. The masses are slowly waking up. Your day will come.

  •  Pakistani and Asians only understand the language of bombs and baseball bats.

    A carpet fire bombing of Pakistan and Afghanistan will take out a good many gangs, present and future.

    We must be ruthless with these monsters.  And we should never tire of calling them who they are. Parasitic, bloodthirsty, venomous, evil.  Absolute Evil. 

  • ageofknowledge

    Now I’m not advocating this necessarily as a solution but what would happen to these gangs if the authorities simply summarily executed them all after a guilty conviction? After the first wave of executions, would this problem simply disappear?

  • Villly

    Associating Hell or the Devil with libtards is a really massive insult… towards the Devil and Hell.