Boy, 14, to wear electronic tag and obey curfew after admitting harassment

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A 14-year-old boy from Soham has been given an electronic tag and issued with a curfew not to leave his home after pleading guilty to harassment between August 2020 and January this year. - Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive/PA Images

 A 14-year-old boy has been electronically tagged and banned from leaving his home between 9pm and 7am. 

It followed a stepping up of sanctions against the youth who admitted breaching an earlier criminal behaviour order.  

He appeared before a youth court where he also pleaded guilty to harassment over a five month-period.  

The teenager from Soham, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was given an electronic tag and issued with a curfew following the offence.  

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire police said: “A teenager has been given an electronic tag and issued with a curfew not to leave his home between 9pm and 7am for three months.   


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“The boy pleaded guilty to harassment between August 2020 and January 2021 and breaching his criminal behaviour order.”  

The spokesperson added: “We are working with partner agencies to ensure this child is given the support he needs to change his behaviour and become a valued member of the East Cambridgeshire community.” 

If you have any concerns regarding anti-social behaviour or other community concerns, you can report them by visiting: https://bit.ly/3ezbZSD.  

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