Dear Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner,
I wanted to know if you could provide me with data regarding acid attacks in the Sussex area in the last 10 - 15 years.
The information I am looking for is the following:
(1) the number of attacks that have occurred?
(2) the age of the attackers and the victims?
(3) the injuries the victims ended up with?
(4) age of individuals found to be carrying acid or other corrosive substances?
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Dear Z Shah
Thank you for your email to the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy
Bourne, who has asked me to respond on her behalf.
I can confirm that the information you requested in respect of acid
attacks is not held by the Office of the Sussex Police & Crime
Commissioner (OSPCC), under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information
Your request for information would be more appropriately addressed to
Sussex Police. I propose to transfer this request on your behalf and I
would be grateful if you could confirm that you are happy for me to do
this. Alternatively, if you would prefer to pursue this matter directly
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Graham Kane Tel: 01273 482351
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Dear Graham Kane,
Thank you for your reply, I confirm that I am happy for you to transfer my request to the Sussex Police.
Dear Z Shah
Thank you for your reply email.
I can confirm that your request has now been transferred to Sussex Police. A response will be provided to you within the statutory timescale of 20 working days from receipt of your request as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt.
Many thanks and kind regards
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