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Parent arrests (148_14)


-The number of parents arrested or given police cautions in the last three years after leaving their child at home alone.

For each case please provide the following:
-The date of the offence.
-The relationship of the person arrested to the child (ie.mother, father or guardian).
-How the case was disposed of (ie. police caution, conviction or no further action).
-The age of the child/children involved.

Please attempt to provide figures for 2012, 2013 and 2014 so far. If that is not possible then please provide figures for the three most recent 12-month periods that are available.


Please find attached our response.