Electric Scooters - 908/19

Date Responded 07 August 2019

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:

Please could provide the following information for the calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018 and for the period 1st January 2019 to 15th July 2019:

  1. The number of reported incidents involving electric scooters (i.e. the term "electric scooter", "e-scooter", "Segway", "hoverboard" or "self-balancing scooter" is mentioned in the MO field of an incident report)
  2. If it is within the time/cost limit set by the FOI Act, a brief description of each reported incident listed in your answer to question 1.

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 attached.

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