The annual number of child arrests in Wales – almost 6,200 – has dropped 55% in four years, new figures have shown.

Numbers obtained by a prison reform charity showed a decline each year from 2010 to 2014.

The Dyfed-Powys force area had the greatest dip at 70%, with South Wales the smallest at 47%.

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