Dating sites statistics uk
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In more than half of online-connected date rapes recorded between 20, communications of a sexual nature preceded a real-life meeting.
In spite of the safety warnings issued by dating services, police and rape-prevention groups, many people choose not to have their first meeting in a public place.
Rapes related to online dating increased by nearly a factor of six -- from 33 in 2009 to 184 in 2014 -- according to a report released Monday by the UK's National Crime Agency.
That's a small fraction of the number of online encounters, to be sure.