Dangers Of Exploitation

Child criminal exploitation is where someone or a group uses a child for financial gain, sexual gratification, labour or personal advantage. This can happen to any young person under the age of 18, through technology or in person.

Any child can be exploited regardless of gender, ethnicity or background. As a child you can not consent to exploitation.


There were 120 children in Norfolk identified as medium and high risk of criminal exploitation in March 2024.

Some of the dangers that come with exploitation:

Joe would get very frustrated and angry easily, it was almost like he had too much going on in his head.

He was once stopped in a car on the way back from London with older people (trafficking), and he was arrested several times. He did have several injuries, however he would make up an unbelievable story as to how it happened.