Newcastle's Secret Shame

A new report has revealed alarming levels of domestic violence in Newcastle, which costs the city £33.6 million a year

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Domestic Violence: The Facts

Victim of Domestic Violence Credit: ITV News
  • 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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