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.
- How many reports of underage explicit photos on social media site Snapchat did your force receive in 2017,2018 and 2019?
- How many investigations has your police force launched into underage sharing of explicit images on social media site Snapchat as a result of these reports?
- What was the outcome of these investigations?
- How many arrests have been made as a result of these investigations in 2017,2018 and 2019?
The data has been taken from the central database using the HO code 086/02 - Take, permit to be taken or to make distribute or publish indecent photographs or pseudo - photographs of children .
Searches were then made of the arrest table using the HO code 086/02. This brought back no results.
With the above noted I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.