A child of three is among hundreds of children identified by police as being among those vulnerable extremism, Tower Hamlets Council has confirmed to ITV London.

The child is among 834 under-18s reports to the government’s counter-extremism programme – called Channel – between April 2012 and June 2014. Around a tenth of these children was under 12, data from the National Police Chiefs Council revealed.

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