FACT­FILE... on do­mes­tic vi­o­lence

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - NEWS -

DO­MES­TIC vi­o­lence ac­counts for be­tween 16 and 25 per cent of all recorded vi­o­lent crime.

The num­ber of re­ported do­mes­tic abuse in­ci­dents for Cam­bridgeshire last year (April-march) was 12,7 0 with just un­der 4,000 of these within Peter­bor­ough.

This year, to date, there have been 6,785 in­ci­dents with 2,180 within Peter­bor­ough. For ev­ery in­ci­dent re­ported there could be one or two that go un­re­ported.

These numbers equate to around 11 re­ported in­ci­dents each day.

This means that po­ten­tially on a Satur­day with thou­sands of peo­ple ei­ther shop­ping in Queens­gate or watch­ing a match at Lon­don Road there is ev­ery like­li­hood that you will walk past an abuser.

The es­ti­mated cost of do­mes­tic

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