Kent's Police & Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes, has said was appalled when she heard about offensive Twitter messages sent by the teenager she last week appointed as the county's first Youth and Crime Commissioner. However, Ann Barnes defended Paris Brown, saying she deserved another chance.
The tearful teenager said the messages were sent when she was younger, and she apologised for any offence she had caused.
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