Online dating: Rate of teenage girls reporting sexual assault almost doubles since 2015

The rate of teenage girls reporting online dating-related sexual assaults has nearly doubled, according to new figures.

A review by the National Crime Agency (NCA) highlighted the rise while the overall levels of such offending has remained fairly stable since 2015.

During the same period the proportion of reports from girls aged 19 and under rose from 12% to 22%, with boys in this bracket increasing from 25% to 31%.

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