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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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More must be done 'to help anti-social behaviour victims'

Although HMIC's report shows that the police have improved in supporting victims of anti-social behaviour, they cannot be complacent - more needs to be done.

It takes a lot of courage for victims to call the police and they need to know they'll receive a high level of support and be kept in the loop about their case.

It is unacceptable that some police forces are lagging behind others.

It would be in the best interests of both victims and the police for proven approaches of 'what works' to actually be delivered.

– Javed Khan, chief executive of Victim Support

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