Information for Victims of Sexual Assault booklet

Information for Victims of Sexual Assault booklet

Date Published: 
June 2013

This brochure tells you about what happens when you report a sexual assault. Sexual assault is a crime that involves a wide range of offending from indecent assault to rape. If you feel confused and unsure about what has happened to you, then you can still come to Police for help.

Sexual assault can happen to anyone regardless of gender, age, or personal circumstances. You may have been assaulted by someone you know or a stranger.

When you report a sexual assault Police will investigate your complaint and work alongside other services to make sure that you are offered:

  • Medical help and advice
  • Counselling
  • Help with your recovery