Thousands of children have been strip-searched by police officers across England and Wales, it has been revealed.

According to figures released by 13 police forces across England and Wales, more than 5,000 children aged 17 were strip searched between 2013 and 2015.

Reported by Daily Mirror. You can read the full story here. 

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