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Violence Against a Person Crimes that are flagged as Domestic abuse

Question

In the last financial year (15-16) how many cases of domestic violence did you investigate where the victim was an adult and the alleged attacker was a juvenile? Please provide an age breakdown of these juveniles who were investigated and a breakdown by gender.

How many juveniles were (i) cautioned and (ii) charged with domestic abuse in the last financial year? Please provide a table showing the numbers charged for each type of specific offence

You clarified:

In relation to Q.1 could you use those crimes of violence which are flagged as domestic, as you suggest.

In Q.2 please just the figures for charges and cautions that relate to the incidents picked up by Q.1.

Answer

There are 358 crimes in the classification group Violence Against a Person that are flagged as Domestic abuse relevant to your request.

The number of juvenile suspects total 365. There is 1 unknown gender.

Please see below tables for age and gender breakdown:

Offender Gender

count alleged attacker

Female

131

Male

233

Sum:

364

alleged attacker age

count alleged attacker

9

4

10

6

11

7

12

20

13

43

14

42

15

63

16

87

17

93

Sum:

365

Of the crimes recorded in VAP(above) the final table shows the number of offenders put forward for Charge or Caution. 

Offender Classification

count crime

Individual count

Charged

17

17

Reported for Summons

1

1

Cautioned

3

3

Youth caution

11

11

Youth conditional caution

9

9

Sum:

41

41

FOI reference: 507/17.

Date of request: 11.04.17.