Warning - this post discusses disturbing content including child abuse and rape.
A total of seven people all linked with a Blue Mountains circus school have been charged with 127 alleged counts of ongoing sexual and physical abuse of three young boys over a two year period.
It is also alleged the young boys were used to create child pornography.
Police have confirmed to Fairfax Media that those charged with the claimed offences include four women, two men and a teenage girl.
The three boys who are said to have suffered the abuse were all under the age of eight.
The 58-year-old owner of the Katoomba based Circus school has been charged with a total of 43 offences including sexual intercourse with a child under 10.
She and four others who were charged with equally shocking offences (including the production of child pornography) were refused bail.
All of the offenders are facing court this week.
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