Teenagers targeted in crime crackdown – The Independent

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in criminal justice, news, young offenders by sally

“Thousands more teenagers are being dragged into the criminal justice system for petty offences, threatening to set them on the path to adult crime, ministers are warned today. The numbers of under-18s being convicted or formally cautioned has almost doubled in some parts of the country, the Institute for Public Policy Research has disclosed.”

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The Independent, 23rd June 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk