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Children run away at younger age, says charity

Children are running away from home at a younger age, putting themselves at risk, a children's charity says.

The Children's Society says its centres around the UK are increasingly helping pre-teens who have run away.

It says 100,000 children run away from home or care every year and many sleep rough, abuse drink or drugs and face sexual exploitation.

Jenny Hill reports.

  • 11 Jul 2011
  • From the section Health
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