Homophobic crime up in Thames Valley, police figures show

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The number of homophobic crimes reported in the Thames Valley has risen, according to police figures.

Police said there were 112 homophobic-related offences recorded from April 2011 to the end of March 2012, compared with 143 in the following 12 months.

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Chair of Reading Pride Laurence O’Meara said: “The police have been supporting the community, people were afraid to report it before.”

The figures also showed recorded crime dropped overall by more than 10%.

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