A Freedom of Information request has revealed the number of reported rape cases has increased in Warrington in each of the last three years. 

The Warrington Guardian report:

RAPE cases are on the increase in Warrington with 68 reported to police last year.

An investigation by the Warrington Guardian shows that reports of rape have gone up in each of the last three years.

In 2010, 42 were reported. In 2011, 44 were reported. In 2012, 68 were reported.

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