Tasers have been fired at 14-year-olds and aimed at elderly people over 80 by Met Police officers, figures show.

Officers have also targeted but not fire Tasers at 13-year-olds, Freedom of Information statistics requested by the Greater London Authority (GLA) Conservatives show.

The Tories said officers should use cameras connected to their Tasers to protect “the most vulnerable”.

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