Child rapists, kidnappers and perverts caught with child abuse images have been allowed to walk free by the police – because they said they were sorry.

Hundreds of sex offenders have been let off the hook because they apologised to their victims and the police for their actions, according to figures obtained by MailOnline.

The government is facing calls to halt the use of controversial use of the resolution orders, with MPs demanding to know: ‘How on earth has this happened?’

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