Almost 250 people in Wales have reported suspected stalkers to police under new laws to tackle the crime – but little more than a third of alleged offenders have been charged.

Since legislation creating new offences of stalking and stalking involving a fear of violence came into force in November 2012, Wales’ four police forces have received 246 allegations of stalking.

Reported by Wales Online. You can read the full story here. 

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