Hundreds learnt about the trauma that victims of child exploitation go through at an awareness event held by a Sikh temple.

Shree Swaminarayan Temple, in Wood Lane, Stanmore, held the evening to make parents aware of the behaviour patterns associated with sexual grooming.

Guest speaker Detective Sergeant Bhupendra Sonigra, together with Bhai Mohan Singh from the Sikh awareness society, spoke at the event.

More than 400 people turned up to the seminar, which gave people facts and details about how grooming starts and what victims go through.