Astonishing Stats Released By Gardaí On Sex Crimes

Astonishing Stats Released By Gardaí On Sex Crimes
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17 Feb 2018

Almost half of sex crimes carried out in 2016 were committed by children.

The Garda report shows 334 sex offences involving under eighteens were reported that year.

This number reflects a 39 percent increase on 2015.

The cases involved 114 of rape and 21 of child abuse images.

Figures were published in the Garda Juvenile Diversion Programme report.