Rotherham boy of THREE caught vandalising cars; three under-10s in snooker club robbery

A BOY of three has been caught vandalising cars in the a street near his home in South Yorkshire.

The little boy, seven years below the age of criminal responsibility, was too young to be charged with any offence.

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The incident near Rotherham in May was revealed by police following a Freedom of Information Act request.

South Yorkshire Police revealed three other under 10s in the town have been caught damaging cars this year, while three more were involved in a robbery at a snooker club.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “These figures show the number of incidents in Rotherham involving under-teens is reducing and highlights the positive work carried out by South Yorkshire Police and its partners to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour among young people.”