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Moped/motorcycle crimes - 764/18

Date Responded 30 August 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. What are the total number of crimes involving mopeds and motorbikes 2013 -2017?

2. What are the total number of crimes involving mopeds and motorbikes 2013 -2017, divided by type of crime? 

To clarify, I am referring to; burglaries, personal assault and personal theft crimes where the suspect has approached the victim and carried out the crime on a moped or motorbike. 

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 follows. 

       Type of crime                                            count

BURGLARY OTD OTHER                                        2

DAMAGE (MOTOR VEHICLE)                                10

DAMAGE MOTOR VEHICLE                                    4

MAKE OFF W/O PAYMENT                                    42

MURDER (1 YEAR OR OVER)                                  1

PUBLIC ORDER DISTRESS                                     3

PUBLIC ORDER SEC 4                                           1

PUBLIC ORDER SEC 5                                           1

ROBBERY                                                             3

ROBBERY-PERSONAL                                            4

TAKING A MOTOR VEHICLE                                   4

THEFT - SHOPLIFTING                                          2

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEH                                     2

THEFT FROM THE PERSON                                    2

THEFT OF PEDAL CYCLE                                        2

THEFT OTHER                                                     11

VEHICLE INTERFERENCE                                       4

Total                                                                  98

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