Please note that this information is correct as at 22 September 2023 and may be subject to change.
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Illegal Abortions 2015 to 2023
April 2015 to September 2023
Essex Police have only recorded one ‘Procuring Illegal Abortion’ offence between April 2015 and September 2023. The full offence title, initial Modus Operandi description and outcome type for this one offence is described below.
HMIC Crime Tree Level 2
HMIC Crime Tree Level 3
HO Classification Code
Full Offence Title
Initial Modus Operandi
VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PERSON
VIOLENCE WITHOUT INJURY
Procuring Illegal Abortion - Administering drugs or using instruments to procure abortion
SUSPECT UNKNOWN HAS ADMINISTERED NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES OVER A PERIOD OF TIME AND CAUSED THE ABORTION OF A FOETUS
Type 16 - Named Suspect Identified: Evidential Difficulties Prevent Further Action: Victim Does Not Support (Or Has Withdrawn Support From) Police Action
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