Section 1 of the Malicious Communications Act 1988 Arrest statistics from 2016 to 2021. 2016 is the earliest date we have for a Malicious Communications Arrest Offence. This would have been when the reason for arrest was added to the system. Prior to that it may have been grouped in a more generic arrest category, however, we have not been able to identify any.
Section 15A of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, Sexual Communication with a Child statistics from April 2018 to March 2021 including breakdowns by month, Victim Age Groups, Suspect Age Groups, Method of Communication and Outcome Types.