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Date Responded 20 February 2020

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:

I would like to know the following please. Number of crimes involving 'sextortion' recorded by your force over the last three calendar years 2019, 2018, 2017.  If possible, please provide detail/MO/free text notes on each incident e.g. 16 year old threatened with photographs etc.

In Response:

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.

Please see the attached document which should satisfy your queries.

Sextortion - 119/20

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