Campaigners call for end to use of children as ‘police spies’

Joe Lepper
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Child victims of gangs and sexual abuse continue to be put at further risk of harm by being used as "police spies" despite Home Office action to curb the tactic, a charity has warned.

Children at risk of gang violence are being used as police spies, charities warn. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children at risk of gang violence are being used as police spies, charities warn. Picture: Adobe Stock

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