Prosecutors" failure "left Cyril Smith free to go on abusing boys" at second children"s home as late as 1980

Prosecutors' failure 'left Cyril Smith free to go on abusing boys' at second children's home as late as 1980Chris Marshall said he was just seven or eight when he was sexually abused by Smith at a notorious school for vulnerable boysMr Marshall moved into Knowl View in Rochdale in 1979 and said just months later was forced to perform a sex act on Smith | UPDATED: 01:38 GMT, 29 November 2012 A decision not to prosecute Cyril Smith in the 1960s over allegations of sexual abuse left him free to prey on other children, it was claimed yesterday.