Dear Sheffield City Council,

I would like to know:

- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in 2014 – 2020 (figures for each year respectively please).
- The number of sexual offences where official logs included the words Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in 2014 – 2020 (figures for each year respectively please).
- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in which the victim was under the age of 18 between 2014 – 2020.
- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in which the victim was under the age of 16 between 2014 – 2020.
- The age of the youngest victim for the above offences between in 2014-2020.

Yours faithfully,
miekman

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Miekman,
 
Thank you for your recent request for information relating to crime
statistics related to dating apps which we received on 04/02/2020.
 
Please find below, Sheffield City Council’s response to your request:
 
We do not hold statistics relating to crime and dating apps. This is more
likely to be held by South Yorkshire Police and we suggest you contact
them directly.
 
If you have any queries about this response, please do not hesitate to
contact us.
 
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Sheffield City Council
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Sheffield, S1 1UJ
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_____________________________________________
From: miekman [[4]mailto:[FOI #643184 email]]
Sent: 04 February 2020 15:11
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Crimes statistics related to
dating apps
 
Dear Sheffield City Council,
 
I would like to know:
 
- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder,
Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in 2014 – 2020 (figures for each year
respectively please).
- The number of sexual offences where official logs included the words
Tinder, Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in 2014 – 2020 (figures for each
year respectively please).
- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder,
Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in which the victim was under the age of 18
between 2014 – 2020.
- The number of crimes where official logs included the words Tinder,
Grindr, Match.com and eharmony in which the victim was under the age of 16
between 2014 – 2020.
- The age of the youngest victim for the above offences between in
2014-2020.
 
Yours faithfully,
miekman
 
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