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Date Responded 23 April 2019

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:

The number of crimes recorded by your force between January 2013 and December 2018, where one of the following terms have been used, e.i in the MO field of the crime report.

"Dating app"

"Dating website"

"Internet date"

"Internet dating"

"Online dating"

Please break down the statistic by year, type of crime/incident, including the name of the dating website, the ages/genders of those involved; and what the offence(s) was/were, and the outcome of any investigation.


In Response:

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


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