Youths charged under anti-stalking law

5th December 1997 at 00:00
Five youths arrested after a 13-year-old schoolgirl was thought to have killed herself because of alleged bullying have been charged under the 1997 Protection from Harassment Act, the new anti-stalking law. Kelly Yeomans was found dead, apparently from an overdose, at her home in Derby in September. A 15-year-old girl has also been charged with threatening behaviour. The teenagers have been bailed to appear before Derby youth court in January.

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