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.
For each calendar year 2017, 2018 and 2019, please could you tell me:
- The number of reported crimes in which the term "GHB" or "GBL" is mentioned in the MO field of a crime report
- A brief description of each reported crime listed in your answer to question 1
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 within 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 which is dependent on the limits of our search functions.
1. 2017 – 0
2018 – 0
2019 – 1
2. Rape allegation