Children aged under 10 have been committing crimes in Norfolk a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The BBC report: 

More than 200 children under 10 years of age have committed crimes in Norfolk over the last five years, a Freedom of Information Act request has revealed.

The majority of offences are criminal damage, but they also include more serious crimes such as arson and assault causing actual bodily harm.

The figures also include one nine-year-old listed for possessing a firearm or imitation firearm.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.