Police forces across Rutland and Lincolnshire have seen a drop in the number of child cruelty and neglect cases

It's over the past six years.

Police forces across Rutland and Lincolnshire have seen a drop in the number of child cruelty and neglect cases in the past 6 years.

From 2012 to 13, there were 132 reports, then in 2017 to 18, it went down to almost 114.

Reports range from assault to abandonment and exposing a child to serious harm.

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