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Criminal Damage

The offence of criminal damage involves damaging or destroying the property of others and is covered in law by the Criminal Damage Act 1971.

The offence of criminal damage involves someone without lawful excuse:

  • destroying or damaging any property, belonging to another
  • intending to destroy or damage such property
  • being reckless as to whether any such property would be destroyed or damaged

How do I report criminal damage?

If the criminal damage is in progress, dial 999 immediately.

Otherwise, you can report it: