Antisocial behaviour incidents soar by 41% in Aberdeen

According to figures released by Police Scotland, antisocial behaviour in Aberdeen rose by 41%. This is the largest rise in Scotland in the last year, despite overall crime having fallen. The figures show that incidents relating to noise more than doubled in the city between the two years, while vandalism also almost increased two-fold.

Commenting, Liam said: “Antisocial behaviour has an extremely negative impact on our communities and can severely affect people’s quality of life, especially the elderly and vulnerable.

“There must be no question of abandoning victims of anti-social behaviour or implicitly signalling to the perpetrators that they will be tolerated.”

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