Mini-lout’s sum­mer may­hem

Daily Express - - Richard & Judy - By Chris Riches

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has been sen­tenced for 12 crimes – in a shock­ing ex­am­ple of yob­bish youth Bri­tain.

Wi­gan Youth Court heard the mini-lout ad­mit­ted three counts of ha­rass­ing neigh­bours in the town, us­ing threat­en­ing and abu­sive be­hav­iour.

The school­boy also ad­mit­ted as­sault by beat­ing, three counts of crim­i­nal dam­age by smash­ing win­dows and one of at­tempted crim­i­nal dam­age, plus theft and breach­ing a youth of­fender panel or­der last sum­mer.

He was found guilty by trial of two fur­ther ha­rass­ment counts that he had de­nied.

The young­ster, who can­not be iden­ti­fied for le­gal rea­sons, com­mit­ted the of­fences over the space of a few weeks.

Jus­tices is­sued a crim­i­nal be­hav­iour or­der ban­ning him from a lo­cal re­tail park un­less ac­com­pa­nied by an adult, and be­ing with an­other youth out­side school hours.

They also im­posed a youth re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion or­der.

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