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No action against Paris Brown

No further action is to be taken against Paris Brown, formerly Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner, over comments she made on Twitter, Kent Police said today.

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Youth crime commissioner apologises for offensive tweets

Britain's first ever youth police and crime commissioner has apologised for a serious of tweets which were criticised for their "offensive" content.

Paris Brown, 17, issued a statement through the Kent PCC website:

I deeply apologise for any offence caused by my use of inappropriate language and for any inference of inappropriate views.

I am not homophobic, racist or violent and am against the taking of drugs. If I’m guilty of anything it’s showing off and wildly exaggerating on Twitter and I am very ashamed of myself, but I can’t imagine that I’m the only teenager to have done this.

Just as one example, the line about ‘Hash Brownies’ is a reference to a Scooby Doo film.

I have a genuine interest in working with young people as demonstrated by my current work as an apprentice for a local authority helping teenagers in a local community.

– Paris Brown

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