Lawyer pities police

Speaking on the ABC Radio morning program on Tuesday, Mr Kitto said it was an example of abrogation of parental responsibilities. He also felt sorry for police.

‘Why should the police have to guard against this behaviour,’ he said.

He questioned what the parent’s behaviour was teaching young people.

‘You’ve got a set of laws and now we’ve got parents actually working actively to contravene those laws,’ he said.

‘What kind of message is it sending people who are about to leave school, enter university, enter the workforce? Well’