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Parenting: Children who attack their parents Woman's Hour

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Police forces across the country have found that the number of crimes involving children attacking their parents has doubled in the last three years from 7,000 to 14,000. The figures have been uncovered by BBC Yorkshire after they made a Freedom of Information request. They were invited to attend a course in Doncaster called Getting On. It’s one of a handful of similar schemes around the country which aim to help parents and children find a solution to this type of abuse. Jenni speaks to Emma Glasbey, BBC Yorkshire’s home affairs correspondent.

Police forces across the country have found that the number of crimes involving children attacking their parents has doubled in the last three years from 7,000 to 14,000. The figures have been uncovered by BBC Yorkshire after they made a Freedom of Information request. They were invited to attend a course in Doncaster called Getting On. It’s one of a handful of similar schemes around the country which aim to help parents and children find a solution to this type of abuse. Jenni speaks to Emma Glasbey, BBC Yorkshire’s home affairs correspondent.

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