Creche abuse: police ‘ignored’ earlier complaint

A complaint about creche worker Robert M was made to both the creche management and police in 2008, local tv station AT5 reported on Monday.

Creche worker Robert M has been arrested on suspicion of abusing dozens of very young children in his care and making child pornography.
The woman told AT5 she went to the authorities after her son told her strange stories about things he and another toddler had been made to do by M.
But both the creche leadership and police dismissed her concerns as the fantasy of a very young child, the mother claimed.
Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan said on Monday it appeared a serious error of judgment had been made.

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