Please jail my tearaway son

THE mother of a tearaway teenager has a desperate plea: "Please jail my son". She says only a prison sentence will stop her son – who has been in court eight times since December – from wreaking havoc.

THE mother of a tearaway teenager has a desperate plea: "Please jail my son".

She says only a prison sentence will stop her son – who has been in court eight times since December – from wreaking havoc.

Her 15-year-old is a one-boy crime spree, with offences ranging from criminal damage to joy riding. She said: "People blame the parents, but what can I do? I have given up counting the number of times I have called police, hoping they will arrest my son."

FULL story later and in tonight's Evening Star.