CAMBS: Police stats reveal 80-year-old rape suspect and 10-year-old arrested on suspicion of ABH

A 10-YEAR-OLD was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm in Cambridgeshire last year and an 80-year-old was held on suspicion of rape, police have revealed.

Cambridgeshire Police released statistics showing the oldest and youngest individuals arrested for a variety of offences in the county in 2011, following a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

The youngest alleged drink-driver was 15, while the oldest was 80.

A 79-year-old was arrested on suspicion possessing a firearm while a 15-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife in a public place.

Suspects as young as 14 and as old as 80 were arrested on suspicion of rape.


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The statistics show that a 10-year-old was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm while a 14-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine with intent to supply.

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