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story.lead_photo.caption Yell County Juvenile Detention Center staff members demonstrate The Wrap restraint system on Scott Tanner, the state’s juvenile-justice ombudsman, in this undated photo. The center used the device and a duct tape-covered motorcycle helmet to restrain disruptive youths until the Youth Services Division learned of it and demanded an end to the practice. Photo obtained through the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

The state Youth Services Division has directed the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center to stop restraining children in a manner that the state says is "potentially dangerous" and "exposes the youth to ridicule and humiliation," according to records obtained Wednesday.

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Print Headline: Youth unit told to scrap restraint, taped helmet

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