'Stop-and-search left me scared of police'

Huugo was stopped and searched by police in June 2020. He was handcuffed and threatened with a taser after which the police found nothing on him. The experience left him scared and worried about future interactions with the police.

His father, who is a youth counsellor, says that young people are feeling increasingly traumatised by these kinds of incidents with police and that it can play on their minds for a long time.

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