This request, reference HQ/PA/1306/16, was received on Monday 18 April 2016, 4:08pm.
Since controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship became a criminal offence under section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 on the 29th December 2015, to date: 1) How many alleged incidents of controlling/coercive behaviour have been reported to the police? 2) How have these alleged incidents been disposed of, i.e. charged, dismissed etc? I would like a breakdown for each incident. 3) How many of these alleged incidents concerned victims aged 16 or 17? 4) How many of these alleged incidents concerned victims aged under 16? 5) I would like clarification for each question on a) whether the alleged incident took place in an intimate relationship or in a family relationship b) whether the victim was female or male.
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