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Rising Cases of Sexual Assaults in Vancouver

Rising Cases of Sexual Assaults in Vancouver

Sexual Assaults
Vancouver police have been seeing red at the alarming rate of increase in sexual assaults report in Vancouver. There has been a sudden rise of cases in the Granville Entertainment District. If statistics of July from this year and the last year are compared, 16 cases were reported this year as against 10 in 2020. The number was 7 in July 2019. Eight cases ranging from groping and forced intercourse were reported from the Granville Entertainment District only. Constable Tania Visintin said that it was a matter of concern for the Vancouver police department, as reported by the Vancouver Sun. Vancouver PD has started an educational campaign on social media to ward off attacks of these kinds with the name Hands Off to spread awareness. Visintin said the campaign aims to let people...