Council in High Court after looked-after child spent night in police cell

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Legal action has been launched against a London council in the High Court over claims a child was kept in police custody for two nights due to a lack of suitable accommodation.

Some 7,000 children were detained in police stations in London last year. Picture: Phil Adams
Some 7,000 children were detained in police stations in London last year. Picture: Phil Adams

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