A primary school reported a ten-year-old Muslim boy to police on suspicion of extremism after he complained about not having a prayer room.

The boy, a pupil at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, was on a residential trip when he came to the teachers' attention. He also told female Muslim pupils they needed to cover their faces with a head scarf.

The school referred the boy to police under the government's Prevent Duty initiative, which provides guidance to teachers on spotting signs of extremism.

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