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Hampshire Police hand out more than 100 cautions for rape, incest and child sex offences in five years

Hampshire Police hand out more than 100 cautions for rape, incest and child sex offences in five years

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
05/09/2017
Lancastrian
Summary: 

HAMPSHIRE police handed out more than 100 cautions for rape and other serious sexual offences in the past five years, the Hampshire Chronicle can reveal. The crimes included incest and sex with children under the age of 13. Figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request reveal that since 2014 police have cautioned four people for rape and another six for serious sexual assaults including five counts of sexual assault involving victims under the age of 16.