Biting/Stiletto Attacks (1726_16)

Request

1) The count of Violence Against The Person offences recorded in the years 2013/2014/2015 and 2016 (to date), that contain the word ‘nose’ or ‘ear’ in the MO notes and relate to the biting of a victim’s nose or ear.

2) How many of those offences (at q1) resulted in a charge? If possible, please provide how many were charged with assault/GBH/ABH etc.

3) The count of Violence Against The Person offences recorded in the years 2013/2014/2015 and 2016 (to date), that contain the word ‘stiletto’ in the MO notes and relate to the attacker using a stiletto heel to inflict injuries.

4) How many of those offences (at q3) resulted in a charge? If possible, please provide how many were charged with assault/GBH/ABH etc.

5) Based on where the word ‘nose’, ‘ear’ or ‘stiletto’ is included in a report summary. How many of your officers have been assaulted by:

  1. a) Having their nose bitten in the years 2013/14/15/16 (to date)?
  2. b) Having their ear bitten in the above years?
  3. c) Being attacked by a stiletto heel in the above years?

Response

Please find attached (1726_attachment_01.pdf).

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.

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