The Telegraph report:

Paladin, an organisation which helps victims of stalking, said a survey of all police forces in England and Wales revealed 33 offenders had been found guilty of the stalking and harassment measures under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

In the first six months of the new offences, there were 320 arrests and 189 charges.

Harry Fletcher, co-director of Paladin, said: “The latest figures on stalking arrests and charging are extremely disappointing but not surprising.

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