Police wield Tasers against children 140 times in a year despite threat of fatal health problems if they are shocked by devices

Police wield Tasers against children 140 times in a year despite threat of fatal health problems if they are shocked by devices | UPDATED: 22:49 GMT, 23 December 2012 Police deploy Tasers against children more than 140 times a year, figures show. Official guidelines warn of potentially fatal health problems if youths are hit by the 50,000-volt devices