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caution

1. Law chiefly Brit a formal warning given to a person suspected or accused of an offence that his words will be taken down and may be used in evidence
2. a notice entered on the register of title to land that prevents a proprietor from disposing of his land without a notice to the person who entered the caution
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He also cautioned road users to be careful on the road, especially as Easter festivity is here.
One in every 33 boys of an ethnic minority in Birmingham was cautioned or sentenced in 2017/18.
The 104 children convicted or cautioned in Leicestershire in 2017/18 works out at a rate of one in every 589 aged between 10 and 17.
Children Older children are more likely to be cautioned but figures are falling for these age groups as well, with 5,520 cautions for 12 to 14-yearolds, down from 40,344 in 2004, and 4,229 for 15-year-olds, down 21,663 in 2004.
In Northumbria, 18 people had received four or more cautions over 12 months, with one offender cautioned 50 times since 2001.
Eight days after the letter was sent, Mr Francis was cautioned at Cardiff Central Police Station and signed a custody document indicating he accepted the caution.
A FARTOWN teenager is set to be cautioned after he was found with cannabis on him.
POLICE COMEDIAN Rory McGrath has been cautioned by police over a drunken assault against a couple.
A total of nine offenders in the year to September 2012, were cautioned for abuse of a position of trust by causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, according to a written answer to George Howarth, Labour MP for Knowsley, in Merseyside.
Meanwhile, 40,100 drug offences were the subject of cautions, 36,200 people were cautioned for theft and handling stolen goods and 5,100 cautions were given out for fraud and forgery.
Summary: A man has been arrested and cautioned over threatening text messages sent to TV and radio presenter Fearne Cotton.
The 30 year-old star went to a London police station on Friday and was cautioned for common assault.