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.
Please provide the following for the last 5 financial years - with a year by year breakdown eg. 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18
1.The total number of offences where a motor vehicle was stolen as a result of a burglary
2. The total number of offences where a motor vehicle was stolen as a result of fraud
3. The total number of offences where a motor vehicle was stolen by any other means (eg NOT burglary or fraud). This would include ‘theft or unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle’ and vehicles taken in a robbery or other crimes.
4. The total number of stolen motor vehicles that were returned to the owner
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.
FOI 482-18 - Vehicle theft