Girl to become Britain's youngest mom at shocking age
A schoolgirl from Belfast has allegedly become pregnant after having sex with a 19-year-old man. The girl is 12 years old and is expected to become Britain's youngest mother if she sees out the pregnancy.
Police have confirmed that the 19-year-old man has been arrested after the pregnancy was reported. Because the girl is under the age of 13, the maximum sentence the man may face for statutory rape is life in prison. A PSNI spokesperson said:
As of now, Britain's youngest parents are believed to be a 12-year-old girl and her 13-year-old boyfriend. The girl gave birth last April when she was 12 years and three months old.
Watch this video to learn about an 11-year-old who got pregnant after being raped:
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