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As schools across West Norfolk break up for the summer holidays, police have called for greater vigilance against forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).

Senior officers say this period is when the risk is at its highest and have urged health, education and social services officers to be on their guard.

Norfolk Police has led a training programme for agencies to combat the problem.

And Detective Superintendent Julie Wvendth of the force's Safeguarding and Investigations Command, said: "It is crucial that we work together to identify the signs of forced marriage and FGM to help break the cycle of abuse."


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