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14-year-old taken into care after second pregnancy

Gardaí are working with Tusla on the case.

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A 14-YEAR-OLD girl is understood to have given birth to her second child in a Dublin hospital.

It’s reported that a care order has now been granted for the teenager who had been living with her family.

The teenager is considered a victim of statutory rape due to her age.

Gardaí have confirmed to TheJournal.ie that they are working with Tusla on the case.

When contacted, the Child and Family Agency said it couldn’t comment on individual cases.

It’s understood that gardaí were involved from a security point of view and were posted at the hospital to protect the teenager.

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