ONLY one in ten perverts accused of flashing or voyeurism lands in court, The Sun on Sunday can reveal.
Of 10,391 offences reported in the 12 months to April this year, just 1,404 of the cases were put before judges or JPs, figures show.
The issue comes weeks after it emerged cop Wayne Couzens was reported for flashing just three days before he abducted and murdered 33-year-old Sarah Everard.
His force, London’s Met, recorded 2,566 offences with only 313 men charged.
Gtr Manchester Police recorded 517 offences with 57 charged. For the West Midlands, it was 31 out of 377.
There were 3,667 cases where a suspect was identified but no case was brought — and another 4,764 where officers did not manage to identify a suspect.
Campaigners said police failures to act could result in more serious crimes.
David Spencer, of the Centre for Crime Prevention group, blasted the “unforgivable” prosecution rate.
He said the offences may seem minor to some but could devastate victims and were a “stepping-stone to more serious crimes”.
And the campaign group End Violence Against Women Coalition said: “The police don’t take so-called lower-level sexual violence offences seriously enough.”
The National Police Chiefs’ Council said prosecutions were made when evidence allowed.
Meanwhile, it was revealed yesterday that Couzens — given a full-life term for Sarah’s rape and murder — rang an escort for sex shortly before burning her body.
The escort, 34, said: “The police told me the man I’d been messaging was the man who kidnapped and murdered Sarah.
"They wanted to see if I was OK. It’s scary. I keep thinking, ‘That could’ve been me’.”
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