ASB and criminal damage in Slatyford and Denton Burn

04 Nov 2016 13:43 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a series of criminal damages and anti-social behaviour incidents in Slatyford and Denton Burn.

On Monday, October 31, officers received a number of reports of a large group, of around 15 to 20 youths, setting fire works off in the street on the West Road and setting fire to public bins.

There was also reports of windows being damaged and stones being thrown at vehicles in Broadwood Road, Slatyford Lane, Softley Place and Broadwood Road.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incidents and trying to identify the youths involved so action can be taken.

Inspector Julie Rana said: "We are checking CCTV in the areas where offences were committed and will be working with the local schools to try and identify those responsible. We had anticipated and increase in ASB due to the Halloween evening however these youths have put peoples' lives at risk by setting off fireworks in the street, setting fire to things and throwing objects at cars.

"Patrols have been increased in the area and dispersal notices are in place to quell this unacceptable behaviour and it will not be tolerated, we will do everything we can to take action." 

Anyone with any information into the incidents is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 248 03/11/16.

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