Officials Seeing an Increase in Teen Sex Crimes

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Robberies and vandalisms aren't the only crimes committed by young teens in the Basin, you can now add sex crimes to the list.

Officials at the Ector County Youth Detention Center tell NewsWest 9, they have a hand full of young teens locked up for committing sex crimes.

Right now, they have three young kids in custody; the youngest is just 11-years-old

We're told how the kids are raised at home is the biggest reason for kids committing sex crimes.