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Children in Custody (5604_14)


I am requesting under the Freedom of Information Act, how many children under the age of 16 years were detained overnight in police cells, in the past 12 months. Could you please break this figure down by age.

Please include any cases where a child on 16 or younger was detained for 2 hours or more, between the hours of 5pm and 9am. Could you list the time detainment started, and the time it lasted for as well. I can then pick out those which are clearly not overnight.



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