Arrest the parents

Radio NZ reports:

police found four children aged 7, 10, 11 and 12 holding stolen toys at the scene of a break-in at a shopping centre last night, with one of the children injuring themselves in an attempt to get away.

City Area Commander Inspector Andrea McBeth said multiple alerted police to the break-in at Chartwell at about 1am.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the four children holding stolen toys and other goods.

McBeath said the 11-year-old ran off after seeing police, but was not chased by officers who stayed with the other three remaining youths.

But while fleeing, the boy fell about 8 metres to the ground, injuring his arm. He was soon found by police and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

So four kids were out at 1 am breaking into shops and robbing them. It is impossible this was done without the parents knowing about it, or just not caring. The parents should be charged.

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