Sharp increase in anti-Muslim crimes in the Thames Valley Police area

7:20am Monday 30th December 2013

The Thames Valley Police force area has seen a rise in anti-Muslim crimes this year.

Thames Valley Police recorded 39 of the hate crimes from January to mid-November this year in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, compared with 20 in 2012 and 31 in 2011.

The force also recorded 75 anti-Muslim incidents this year, compared with 46 in 2012 and 63 in 2011.

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