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.


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.