Stalking victim creates mobile app

Stalking has today become a crime.
Stalking has today become a crime. Credit: ITV Meridian

A victim of stalking has created a mobile phone application that alerts family and friends if someone is in danger.

The innovation comes as the Government has introduced two new criminal offences today, stalking and stalking involving a fear of violence.

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Stalking becomes a crime

Stalking has become a specific criminal offence in England and Wales in a move to improve victims' safety. The government has introduced two new offences: stalking and stalking involving a fear of violence.