They are being dealt with the Triage Youth Restorative Intervention scheme, an initiative between the London Criminal Justice Board and Youth Justice Board, which to reduce youth reoffending by diverting them away from the courts system.
The girls gather round the tree before starting the fire
As part of the scheme youngsters have to attend a Triage Clinic, where they are supported to stop offending.
For the most minor offences, where the young person is seen as a low reoffending risk, they are usually asked to write a letter of apology.
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