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Arrests/Cautions/Charges under s33 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015

Question

Please could you provide the number of Arrests/Cautions/Charges (separate statistic for each) under s 33 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 since 13 April 2015?

Please could you give separate figures for those aged under 18 and those aged 18 or over, if possible.  

Answer

Since 13 April 2015, we have arrested 32 people for an offence under S33 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, Disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress.

All suspects were 18 or over. The breakdown of disposals is below.

Outcome

18 or Over

Charged

16

Caution

3

Total Arrests

32

FOI reference: 1343/16.

Date of request: 02.11.16.