Hampshire police '˜lose' seven sex offenders

POLICE in Hampshire have said the whereabouts of seven registered sex offenders are unknown.

Thursday, 22nd March 2018, 6:00 am

Forces across the UK were asked through a Freedom of Information request to reveal the number of registered sex offenders whose whereabouts were unknown on January 17.

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Police have lost track of 485 registered sex offenders across Britain, including rapists and paedophiles, according to a report by Sky News.

Hampshire Constabulary confirmed seven are missing.

Sky News received a regional breakdown of responses from 41 forces – but four did not respond to the request.