Victims urged to step forward as two men are charged with offences of sexual exploitation
TWO men have been charged with offences relating to the sexual exploitation of children in Bristol.
These charges are part of Operation Brooke, which is an on-going investigation being carried out by Avon and Somerset's Public Protection Team.
Arafat Osman (who is also known as Left Eye) aged 19, from Bristol, has been charged with two counts of paying for the sexual services of a child aged 16/17.
He has also been charged with being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug (Class B), being concerned in the supply of cocaine and being concerned in the supply of heroin.
He has been bailed to appear at court on Wednesday October 16 2013.
Idleh Osman (who is also known as Sniper) aged 21 and from Bristol, has been charged with arranging/facilitating the prostitution/involvement in pornography of a child aged 13-17 years.
He has also been charged with being concerned in the supply of heroin and being concerned in the supply of cocaine.
He appeared at Bristol Magistrates Court yesterday and was remanded in custody.
Anyone who believes they may have been a victim of a similar offence can talk to the police by calling 101 or you can talk to someone you trust such as a parent, carer or teacher.
Call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org - they never ask for your name or trace your call.
You can also contact the police in confidence via their website www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact