Nearly 30,000 Us Kids under Age 10 Have Been Arrested in the past 5 Years

The New York Post

Nearly 30,000 children under the age of 10 — and a staggering 228,017 kids between the ages of 10 and 12 — have been arrested in the United States during a recent five-year span and treated like “mini-adults,” according to a report. The stunning statistics compiled by the FBI, covering the years from 2013 to 2017, come amid the recent arrests of two 6-year-olds in Orlando that prompted the firing of an officer who restrained one child with cuffs. In the US, 34 states have no minimum age for delinquency, while most of the rest have set the age at 10, according to government data cited by ABC News.

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