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Crimes involving Grindr dating app (2757/20)


Crimes involving the dating app Grindr.

For the period between (and including) January 2018 and January 2020, could you please specify:

The number of recorded crimes mentioning the word “Grindr”

The category of the crime eg, assault, rape, burglary, robbery, etc

A brief note of the nature of the crime ie, what happened? What is the link to Grindr?

The date of each crime

The outcome of each crime eg, charge, no further action, etc


We can confirm that some relevant information is held by West Midlands Police. However, while the majority of the information is attached to this email I am afraid that I am not required to release all of the information requested. Please find attached our response (2757_attachment)


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2757_20 PIT