GT Stewart represented a child (B) aged 16 who lives in a therapeutic care home charged with causing £750 worth of criminal damage to a car belonging to the care home. The prosecution stated that B had forcefully removed the driver’s side wing following a verbal altercation.
When challenged by GT Stewart Solicitors, the CPS confirmed that they could not prove that they had complied with the 10 point plan, which is a strategy document which must be completed by different agencies representing the child, before a decision is made to charge a child with a criminal offence. The CPS withdraw the charge against B.
B was represented by Patricia Walker at our Leeds office.
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