A 10-year-old disabled girl was one of 54 victims of hate crime against disabled people in Lincolnshire in the last three years.

Data released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed an 11-year-old disabled boy was also a victim as was a 94-year-old disabled woman.

Since the beginning of 2013, there were 54 reports of hate crime against disabled people made to Lincolnshire Police.

Reported by The Lincolnshire Echo. You can read the full story here. 

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