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LGBT hate crimes up sharply since lockdown, figures show

Homophobic and transphobic hate crime recorded by forces rose sharply after lockdown restrictions were eased, new figures show.

NPCC hate crime lead Mark Hamilton says forces can only pursue charges

NPCC hate crime lead Mark Hamilton says forces can only pursue charges "when there's evidence"

Date - 3rd December 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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At least 14,670 homophobic hate crime offences were recorded from January to August 2021, compared with 11,841 in the same period of 2020. While offences averaged 1,456 a month from January to April this year, they jumped to 2,211 on average from...
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