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AN INCREASING NUMBER of children, some as young as 11, are running afoul of the law for some serious criminal offences.

Just released statistics from the police show that juveniles between the ages of 11 and 16 are seemingly gravitating towards the use of illegal firearms and robbery.

The police recorded 40 “worrisome” cases of juvenile delinquency between January and July this year, 22 more than in 2014, Station Sergeant Roland Cobbler revealed Thursday night at a forum on crime and violence and their effect on the youth.

Three juveniles were arrested for possession of firearms last year, compared with four this year.  (WILLCOMM)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.