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Date Responded 11 September 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.Please provide the recorded number ofpossession of a bladed article offences that have taken place where the location is a school/educational facility and where the person suspected of the offence was a child (under the age of 16) for the calendar years:

i) 2012

ii) 2013

iii) 2014

iv) 2015

v) 2016 

2.Please break down point 1 by each child’s age.

3.Time permitting, please provide a break down of the outcomes of the investigations in point 1 (including number of charges/cautions e.t.c)

4. If you can provide any further breakdown about the offences - i.e. the type of bladed article or any other information - then please do include this.


We received an email from you changing your date parameters to calendar years, which we have amended as above. 

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 attached . 


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