Yob victims 'slip through net'

Vulnerable victims of repeated anti-social behaviour are "slipping through the net", the Chief Inspector of Constabulary said today as it emerged millions of people feel let down by police.

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Anti-social behaviour: Facts and figures

  • Forces received around 3.2 million reports relating to yobbish behaviour and abuse in the past year but this is estimated to be only a fraction of the true extent of the problem.
  • Of these, one in three victims feel they are left out in the cold while one in seven called police for help more than ten times, the report found.

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