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 'impossible to eradicate altogether'

The Chief Inspector of Constabulary has said improvements have been made in tackling anti-social behaviour but it was impossible to eradicate altogether.

The survey has identified a series of problem areas in anti-social behaviour Credit: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Sir Denis O'Connor's new report into anti-social behaviour showed an overall improvement in victim satisfaction.

But the survey - entitled A Step In The Right Direction - identified a series of problem areas.

Sir Denis said there was still a "long way to go" and accepted cases of extreme anti-social behaviour were impossible to eradicate altogether.

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