A woman was robbed at knifepoint by a 12-year-old boy as she walked her dog.
Nothing unusual there but this is where the reporting gets stupid (and very PC).
The child fled with jewellery following the daylight attack on Tuesday at around 5pm.
The child was reported to be holding a knife and demanded money and jewellery from the victim, aged in her 60s. She handed over her jewellery before the boy ran off.
This sort of thing happens all over the world except why call the little sod “The Child“.
Big enough to carry and brandish a weapon, he is no longer a child.
He gave up the right to be called “The Child” when he threatened a 60+ old lady with a blade.
BUT, political correctness and the law say he’s a child.
Age of criminal responsibility.
The age of criminal responsibility in England and Wales is 10 years old.
This means that children under 10 can’t be arrested or charged with a crime.
Woah. Under 10?
So he is criminally responsible thus, at best, he’s a little shit, a thug, a thief, a criminal, a mugger, or whatever.
The courts will probably just stop him from using his X-box for a week.
That’s about as aggressive they are towards a ‘young’ child committing crime.
When what is needed is:-