Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

Local News

Police Say That ‘Anti-Social Behaviour Seems To Be Raring Its Head Once Again In Coleraine’

1 Mins read
BT Coleraine

In a social media post this afternoon a police spokesperson said that ASB also known as Anti-Social Behaviour is raring its head once again in Coleraine. The social media post follows after a string of ASB events in the Coleraine area over recent weeks.

“Whilst Police attended an emergency 999 call for assistance in the Heights area of Coleraine we were provided extra attention by the residents living there on our exit back to station. This was in the form of them setting fire to rubbish at the back of an electrical substation.

This resulted in a fire engine having to blue light to extinguish a fire which was set on purpose. This was a waste of resources when this fire engine could’ve been required for a life or death situation!

We are here to help protect the Public and keep them safe, however, this is very hard when people in their own communities are willing to risk their neighbour’s lives and property for fun!”

MLA Maurice Bradley said in response: “Anti social behaviour has been rife in Coleraine for quite some time, recent activities are not a new revelation by any means.

However, the PSNI officers on the beat need as much help as they can get to combat anti-social behaviour, that includes use of CCTV which frankly seems unavailable after hours, otherwise the vandals who hurled a manhole cover through a phone box window right below a CCTV camera pointing directly at them would have been arrested by now.

PSNI officers rely on members of the public contacting them when something is wrong.”

11391 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Related posts
Local News

Motorist caught doing 113mph is banned from roads for 18 months

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA MOTORIST detected doing 113mph in a Volkswagen Jetta has been given an 18 months driving ban at Coleraine Magistrates Court sitting…
Local News

How to qualify as a chartered accountant, without a penny of student debt

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA County Antrim woman who completed a Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) in Accountancy at Northern Regional College has just qualified a s…
Local News

Earn as you learn with a higher level apprenticeship

2 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA Coleraine woman who joined the staff of Northern Regional College in 2015 as a finance apprentice has just completed her final…

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *