EU report highlights 'extensive abuse' of vulnerable children by county lines drugs gangs

Joe Lepper
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A new EU report highlights the “extensive exploitation” of vulnerable young people, many of whom are in care, by county lines drug trafficking gangs operating across the UK.

Research has suggested there are more than 1,000 county lines networks in the UK. Picture: Adobe Stock/Syda Productions
Research has suggested there are more than 1,000 county lines networks in the UK. Picture: Adobe Stock/Syda Productions

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