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Date Responded 23 October 2018

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 is the most common crime committed by children under the age of 10 during the years of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018?
  2. Additionally, what is the youngest age of conviction within each of those years?

In Response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

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 by Northumbria Police.

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

  1. Assault without injury
    1. Years 2015 & 2016 – 10 years old     |      Years 2017 & 2018 – 11 years old
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