Crime

Police seeing more, and younger, children recruited into gangs

2:18 min
  • Police surveillance departments say they see more children being drafted in to criminal groups at younger ages.

  • There are no exact figures on how many children are involved in criminal networks but it's said that in both Stockholm and Gothenburg there are hundreds of children who commit crimes for gangs.

  • Police say children are used to transport or store drugs or weapons or even sell drugs.