Sex crimes committed by women on the rise

Sex crimes committed by women on the rise

Alarming figures uncovered in a Daily Star Sunday investigation reveal offences by females have rocketed in five years.

Greater Manchester Police has seen a 270% rise.

The figures from the Metropolitan Police have also more than doubled.

The Met revealed that 235 sexual offences were committed by females in 2011 to 2012, soaring to 473 by 2015 to 2016.

Greater Manchester Police saw the number of crimes rise from 45 to 174 over the same period.

The statistics, released under the Freedom of Information Act, include all types of sex crimes – from indecent exposure to sexually abusing someone with a mental disorder.

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