VIDEO: South Yorkshire Police release domestic violence video as part of awareness campaign

South Yorkshire Police have launched a new video as part of their campaign against domestic violence.

Friday, 11th November 2016, 10:50 am
Updated Friday, 18th November 2016, 11:22 am
The police hope to raise awareness about the varied forms domestic abuse can take. Photo: SYP

The Cut the Strings campaign, which is running until New Year’s Eve, is to raise awareness of the different types of domestic abuse and encourage people to report incidents.

In the video, a tied up cartoon woman says: "I can't remember what it was like to be me. To do normal things- to see my friends, to stay for a drink after work, to wear what I want, to want to come home, to feel happy- not to always feel afraid."

One of the key elements of domestic abuse the police hope to raise awareness about is that abuse is not always physical.

To find out more about the help and support available, visit southyorks.police.uk/CutTheStrings.

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