More young Scots at risk of exploitation by extremists, say police – The Scotsman

2019-10-08T20:51:20+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Prevent in the News|

There has been an increase in the number of young people believed to be at risk of exploitation by extremists in Scotland, according to police figures.

There has been an increase in the number of young people believed to be at risk of exploitation by extremists in Scotland, according to police figures.

A total of 28 children under the age of 15 were referred to the UK Government’s Prevent scheme over the course of 2017-2018, with a further 34 people aged between 15 and 20 also referred.

The numbers are up, with eight people under-15 and 23 aged between 15 and 20 referred to the scheme in the previous year.

 

Source: More young Scots at risk of exploitation by extremists, say police – The Scotsman

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