Date Responded 16 October 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:

The number of times women have been arrested for committing violent crimes whilst drunk in Newcastle city centre .

I'd like these figures to be broken down from 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.  

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.

The data has been taken from the Central database using the arrest and crime tables.  Only those arrests that were female, had the alcohol influence flag, were in the sector covering Newcastle City Centre and were crimes of violence have been counted.


2015 – 77

2016 – 72

2017 – 31

2018 – 26 – to date of this request.

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