Cities grapple with crime by kids
By KEVIN JOHNSON
MINNEAPOLIS — Barely 15, the skinny youth from the city's troubled North Side already had a long rap sheet.
His juvenile court record included citations for 19 offenses, dating back three years. Last Thursday, police pulled up beside him with a warrant to arrest him again: He allegedly had violated the terms of his probation from a robbery citation last month by cutting off a leg bracelet that allowed Hennepin County authorities to monitor his whereabouts.
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