Police Should Use Social Media When Young Witnesses Go Missing: Judge

Prosecutors who were unable to track down witnesses to a serious alleged drunken assault in Civic should have used social media sites like Facebook, a judge has said. The failure to take all reasonable steps to track down the three witnesses means their statements about the alleged assault, which left a young Canberran with a skull fracture and brain injury, have been tossed out of court.

Read the full story in the Canberra Times.

Source: www.canberratimes.com.au

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