why are young people drawn to gangs in conventry?

Posted on March 21, 2013

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Gang violence and youth crime is a growing concern for many communities. Sgt Harrison in Coventry says “anti-social behaviour happens everywhere”.

10years ago unfortunately two girls were killed as they drove past a gun fight between two gangs.

Students of grey court say the reasons why people join gangs are:

-to feel cool

-because they have the same opinions of the people in the gang that others disagree on.

-because they’ve had a rough life, and lived in rough areas.

-sometimes they’re pressured into it.

Why shouldn’t you get into them?

Because they’re illegal, you can get into serious trouble. You can hurt people and people can injure you”. Says Nicola and Henty

By Kyla-mae

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