30% decrease in number of sexual offences reported in Kerry in Q4 2019

There has been a 30% decrease in the number of sexual offences reported in Kerry.

According to crime data from the Central Statistics Office for the fourth quarter of 2019, there were 19 sexual offences reported in the Kerry Garda Division.

This represents a decrease of eight – or 30% – on the same three months in 2018.

The majority of incidents are sexual assault offences.