“He would bombard me with messages, emails, any form of communication. I felt like I was under siege. I’d have to lock all my doors. He was turning up at all hours relentlessly ringing the bell, trying to kick the door in.” The words of Naomi, who was stalked by her ex-partner.
One in five women and one in ten men will experience stalking in their lifetime. It is a serious and life-altering crime that can cause psychological harm and lead to physical assault. That is why Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, allocated £10,000 from her Victims’ Services Fund to Sussex based charity, Veritas, for their Stalking Advocacy Service.
Victims of crime in Sussex can find help and support at www.safespacesussex.org.uk
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