Police log hundreds of anti-social behaviour incidents

PUBLISHED: 15:26 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:26 20 February 2013

THERE were more than 1,600 cases of anti-social behaviour in East Cambridgeshire reported to police in 2012, new figures have revealed.

Data released under a Freedom of Information Act request showed that between January 1 and December 31, 2012, there were 1674 complaints logged by police, about one for every 50 people living in the district.

According to the figures, March was a particularly troublesome year for Cambridgeshire police, with 199 incidents recorded.

November was a decidedly quieter month for officers however, as there were only 99 incidents recorded.

On average, there were 139 incidents logged with police every month. Incidents logged as anti-social behaviour include vandalism, excessive noise, dog fouling, littering and many others.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ely Standard. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ely Standard