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Homophobic hate crime reports more than double but prosecutions drop

Lower level online offences are 'difficult' to prosecute due to geographical restrictions, say LGBT group.

New figures show the extent of homophobic hate crimes reported to police over the last five years

New figures show the extent of homophobic hate crimes reported to police over the last five years

Date - 12th September 2019
By - Ceysun Dixon
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Homophobic hate crimes reported to police have more than doubled in the last five years but only eight per cent result in prosecutions, according to new figures. The number of offences recorded by the police jumped more than two-fold during this...
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