By MATT WORDWORTH.
Trigger warning: this post discusses issues of domestic violence and may act as a trigger for some readers.
Refuges that house victims of domestic violence are increasingly being discovered by perpetrators using “stalker apps” and GPS locators hidden in their victim’s phones, cars and in one case, a child’s stuffed toy.
One woman, Diana (not her real name), experienced it first hand after meeting her ex-partner on an access visit for their young daughter.
“He came with a backpack to the changeover and there was a doll in the backpack,” she said.