Date Responded 08 January 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

1. What were the total number of cat theft crimes in 2019?

2. What was the outcome (charge/summons, community resolution, active investigation, evidential difficulties, no suspect identified) for each cat theft crime in 2019?

3. Please list specific cat breed types with amounts (stolen in 2019) - or 'breed Unrecorded' or 'mixed breed'?


In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held, in part, by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

3 X Evidential Difficulties
5 X Investigation Complete - No suspect identified
1X Not Stated

3. No breeds specified.

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