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.
1) How many crimes were recorded by the force in 2018 relating to the offence of ‘attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming’?
2) How many PPA (people proceeded against) were recorded by the force in 2018 for the offence of ‘attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming’?
3) How many of those cases in Q2 used evidence supplied by so called paedophile hunters?