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Sexual Assault (1472/15)



Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I would like to request the following information, relating to Section 15 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003:

  1. How many persons aged 65 and over have been reported to your force for committing sexual assault and rape offences (see specific crime codes below) in:


All the information I require relates to the following codes: I would be grateful if you could break the information down by these codes:

¿      17A
¿      17B
¿      20A
¿      20B
¿      19C
¿      19D
¿      19E
¿      19F
¿      19G
¿      19H

The codes I have used have been taken from the following:

Please break the information down in calendar years (January-January for each year requested).

I require the information reported to your force in the years mentioned – including where the offence itself may have been alleged to have occurred in previous years.

  1. If possible, break down by age bracket. If this is not feasible, please provide the ages of the twenty oldest persons who have been reported to your force for one of the crimes aforementioned, with the year that offence took place included.


1.) The information I require relates to the age the person was when they committed the offence.

2.) Please break down the reported offences by charged, and not charged.


Please find attached our response.