Vulnerable children 'consistently failed' by county lines response, charity warns


Too many children vulnerable to exploitation by county lines gangs are being let down by frontline services that consistently fail to identify young people at risk, a charity has warned.

A lack of youth services means young people are not diverted away from crime, the report says. Picture: Adobe Stock
A lack of youth services means young people are not diverted away from crime, the report says. Picture: Adobe Stock

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