Police to focus efforts on extinguishing spate of arsons in Great Yarmouth
Officers from Great Yarmouth are focusing their efforts to extinguish a recent spate of anti-social behaviour and arsons across the borough.
Although the fires are of a relatively low level officers would like to reassure the public that steps are being made to tackle these issues.
Sergeant Julie Johnson said, 'We take all reports of anti-social behaviour very seriously and appreciate how much of an impact it can be on your lives. Setting objects on fire can be a criminal offence and it will not be tolerated.'
Various incidents have been reported over the last couple of months and two teenagers have been arrested.
On Saturday, April 14 a bush and cardboard was set alight on Laurel Drive in Bradwell. A 13-year-old boy from the Great Yarmouth area was arrested for the offence and is currently on police bail until Wednesday 22 June 2016.
You may also want to watch:
On Tuesday, April 17 some shrublands were set on fire in East Anglian Way in Gorleston. A 13-year-old boy from the Gorleston area has since been arrested and is currently on police bail until Friday, July 1.
• Anyone who may see any suspicious activity in the borough, particularly relating to ASB or arsons, are encourage to report issues to us via our 101 number or tweet us @GYarmouthPolice using #ActionOnASBGorleston.
• Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
- 1 Motorcyclist dies in crash on A11
- 2 GP surgery in special measures after inspectors find range of faults
- 3 Indian restaurant in Norfolk nominated for two national awards
- 4 Electric vehicle owners could have to pay £50 to run cables to cars
- 5 Britain's poshest train returning to Norwich for Christmas lunch
- 6 Huge village home with indoor swimming pool for sale for £1.2m
- 7 Vintage tractor enthusiast's prized collection goes under the hammer
- 8 Huge Christmas market returning to Norfolk Showground for 2021
- 9 Norwich bridal shop named among best in UK
- 10 Could you offer one of these rescue animals a forever home?