These are external links and will open in a new window. A charity has raised concerns about online dating after an increase in reports of rape in Scotland. Police Scotland figures revealed more than people in a year reported being raped on a first or second date. Meanwhile in , 33 people in the whole of the UK reported being raped on a first date with someone they met online. Sandy Brindley, national co-ordinator of Rape Crisis Scotland, said the charity was seeing more people being raped where they have made contact with the perpetrator through online dating. She said: “Even if there was some consensual activity – drinking or you go out for dinner with somebody – it does not mean that somebody is entitled to sex. She added: “We do hear of people where they meet somebody on the first date, and it does turn out that the person isn’t who they’ve said they were online and sadly it does end in a rape taking place. Police figures for showed there were rapes recorded in Scotland. Assistant Chief Constable Gillian MacDonald said the police campaign was aimed at people in bars and clubs as well as online activity. The storm, one of the strongest to hit the US Gulf Coast, causes flash flooding and power cuts.
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A former WA police officer has been charged with sex offences after he allegedly raped a series of women over a year period — having met his victims through dating apps. Police revealed this morning that the year-old had been charged with an array of offences yesterday, despite having resigned from the force in after he was charged by the Internal Affairs Unit. It is alleged that some of the offending even occurred in the two years following that investigation and his exit from the police.
It claims that the man met numerous women through online dating sites and apps and it was during these meetings that he carried out his attacks. The charges relate to eight different women but police fear there may be others who have yet to come forward. He has been charged with 34 counts of sexual penetration without consent and 32 counts of aggravated sexual penetration without consent. He also faces eight counts of stupefying in order to commit an indictable offence, eight counts of aggravated indecent assault and seven counts of aggravated common assault.
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Exclusive figures for Sky News from UK police forces show that 2, offences were recorded between and In the same period, the number of sexual crimes reported rose from 14 to and violent attacks were up from 29 to After three dates she broke up but despite not revealing where she lived he managed to track her down. I was just scared that he was going to come to my house and eventually kill me. Around seven million UK residents are currently registered on dating sites, and it’s estimated one in three relationships in the UK now starts online.
Sky News found crimes involving two of the biggest apps, Tinder and Grindr, have been rising year on year.
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Crime reports involving dating apps have risen sevenfold in just two years – and include serious offences such as rape, assault and child.
Please see our Commenting Policy for more. Additional sexual assault charges have been laid against a year-old man previously charged after a woman reported being sexually assaulted over the summer. Vincent Noseworthy was arrested and charged on Wednesday with two additional counts of sexual assault, and one additional count each of sexual assault with a weapon and choking with the intent to overcome resistance. On Oct.
The charges came after a woman reported to police on Oct. She told police she met a man she had been talking to on Aug. Police said Thursday the most recent charges against Noseworthy come after additional complainants came forward. The charges are linked to incidents that reportedly took place between December and April , Edmonton police said in a media release. Police are concerned Noseworthy may still be active on online dating websites, possibly using the name Vinnie Worth.
Police believe there may be more victims in Alberta and other provinces. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service at or from a mobile phone.
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Law enforcement officials say that they used an online dating site to help capture a man accused of sexually assaulting a Philadelphia woman. Cinnaminson police say that year-old Jerell Manson of Roebling lured the victim to the town after contacting her on the website POF, formerly known as Plenty of Fish, Monday evening. Manson allegedly convinced the woman to get in his vehicle and then drove her to a remote area, attacked her and tossed her out of his car while keeping some of her personal items.
Police were able to identify Manson using his dating profile. They say that they were able to lure him back to Cinnaminson, thinking that he was meeting another woman Wednesday. They searched his vehicle and found the victim’s license.
By Lauren DiSpirito. The woman told investigators the two met on the app and exchanged messages before deciding to meet at a LoDo bar. Brett Sisman credit: Denver Police Department. There, she told investigators he bit her arm and forced himself on her. She believes Sisman drugged her. Sisman has been formally charged with one count of sexual assault, a Class 3 felony. Last year, Darren Auger was arrested and charged under similar circumstances.
Investigators alleged Auger used Tinder to connect with and sexually assault a year-old woman in Denver. Court records indicate he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, a misdemeanor, in the case.
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Additional sexual assault charges have been laid against a year-old man previously charged after a woman reported being sexually.
The single mum was groped by creepy Peter Ferguson after he tricked his way into her home to give her a naked full-body massage. In a twisted double-bluff, married Ferguson posed as a therapist sent by the dashing British Airways captain he was already pretending to be. He seemed genuine but never had the time to meet. Ferguson, of Great Horkesley, Essex, was arrested the same day and later convicted of two sexual assault charges at Chelmsford Crown Court.
He is due to be sentenced on June 7. The council said it no longer employed him in the role in which he dealt with issues such as fly-tipping and littering. By Robin Eveleigh.