Boost in rape instances involving individuals Tinder that is using and dating apps
Police data shows that 17 people reported being raped by some body they came across regarding the dating that is popular in the last four years
The sheer number of Tinder and Grindr users whining of rape has increased sharply in Greater Manchester, relating to figures that are new.
Police data shows that 17 individuals reported being raped by some body they came across from the popular dating apps in the last four years. There have been an additional 10 allegations of intimate assaults.
Rape instances associated with Tinder and Grindr have actually rocketed in the past few years – as growing variety of people utilize mobile relationship apps for love, friendship or flings.
Men-only dating app Grindr year that is alone last it had around 103,444 into the better Manchester area.
GMP figures show there has also been a growth in intimate assault reports, by which victims and suspects met through one of many apps.
November figures, obtained under Freedom of Information laws, reveal that in Greater Manchester two people were allegedly raped by their Tinder date in 2014; one in 2015; and 10 in 2016 up to. (more…)