Domestic Violence costs Newcastle City Council £33.6m a year
The city council deals with an average of 50 high-risk cases a month
Nationally only 24% of domestic violence cases are reported to the police
In Newcastle 83% of victims are women
The majority of offenders are male aged 20 to 24
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