Reported rapes double following high-profile police investigations into historic sex abuse – The Independent

Posted October 13th, 2016 in news, police, rape, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘The number of alleged rapes recorded by police has more than doubled in less than four years, figures show. A spike in reports of sexual offences has been seen following high-profile investigations including Operation Yewtree, which was launched in 2012 in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal.’

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The Independent, 13th October 2016