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Homeless teenagers at risk of sexual exploitation and crime

Thousands of teenagers at risk of homelessness are being turned away by councils, putting them at risk of sexual exploitation and crime, a charity has warned.

The Children's Society says many vulnerable young people are escaping abusive situations at home, and finding themselves on the streets, being forced to "fend for themselves".

BBC Breakfast's Jayne McCubbin reports.

  • 20 Mar 2015
  • From the section UK
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