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Anti-Social Behaviour, Street Drinking and Begging – Yeovil Town Centre

We are aware of an increase in Anti-Social Behaviour, Street Drinking and Begging within Yeovil Town Centre – we are carrying out regular patrols to reduce and deter this behaviour. We are recording crimes in these instances as well as trying to engage, educate and lastly enforce. We work with partners in the community such as the Council and Housing Associations and utilise our tools and powers to reduce and deter this behaviour.

If you have concerns or want to report a crime, please call 101.

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  • Thursday 9th June, 2022

    We are aware of recent anti-social behaviour taking place in the Town Centre.

    Yeovil Neighbourhood Team are on lates this week and will be patrolling the area offering reassurance and taking positive action where necessary.

    Please continue to report any anti-social behaviour via 101, 999 (in an emergency) or using the website.

  • Wednesday 11th May, 2022

    Anti-social behaviour – Nine Springs

    We are aware of increasing Anti-Social behaviour in the Nine Springs Remembrance Gardens. This involves street drinking and the use of drugs.

     

    We are working closely with the Park Rangers and increasing patrols in the area.

     

    If you witness any suspicious activity then please report to us via 101/999, our force website or alternatively crimestoppers. 

  • Tuesday 26th April, 2022

    ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR – YOUTHS ON ROOFS

    We have received more recent complaints about teenagers up on the roofs across the town centre.

    Please can we remind those involved that it is very dangerous for all involved and there are some significant drops that could cause serious injury or death should they fall.

    We are working closely with local businesses/landlords of addresses to try and resolve the issues.

    If you witness this kind of behaviour then please continue to report via 101 or 999 if you feel they are in immediate danger.

  • Saturday 2nd April, 2022

    Street Begging – we are continuing in working closely with other agencies and carrying out patrols/engaging and offering support where necessary.

    Today we have issued an injunction on person(s) for actively begging and continue to monitor their behaviour. 

  • Saturday 19th March, 2022

    WEST HENDFORD UNDER GROUND CAR PARK.

    Officers continue to patrol at periodic times in the car park and have engaged with Youths that have been in the area when we have arrived.

    This has been done by making them aware of their actions by Noise which can be heard by residents’ or when playing in the car park by shouting at each other it causes it to be louder by the echoes within the car park which can be heard by local residents.

     

  • Saturday 19th March, 2022

    ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR – STREET BEGGING.

    In relation to the ongoing Street Begging in Yeovil Town Centre we are working with South Somerset District Council to deal with the issues .

    If you have concerns or want to report a crime, please call 101.

  • Saturday 19th March, 2022

    ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR – YOUTHS ON ROOFS

    We have not received any further calls in relation to Youths on the roofs of buildings at this time.

    If you witness this kind of behaviour then please report via 101 or 999 if you feel they are in immediate danger.

  • Thursday 24th February, 2022

     

    STREET DRINKERS

    We are continuing to carry out high visibility patrols across the town centre in response to complaints received about anti-social street drinking. We have been engaging and trying to build positive relationships with those involved.  This will help us to educate them around the effects their behaviour has on the wider community.

    We are now starting to see a decline in complaints and will continue to work hard with those involved.

  • Thursday 24th February, 2022

     

    ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR – YOUTHS ON ROOFS

     

    We have started to receive complaints about teenagers up on the roofs across the town centre.

    This is not only silly but very dangerous for all involved. There are some significant drops which will cause serious injury or death should they fall.

    If you witness this kind of behaviour then please report via 101 or 999 if you feel they are in immediate danger.

  • Sunday 6th February, 2022

    Patrols continue in the Henford Underground car park.

    In response to the behaviour of individuals who are gathering in the car park at various times during the day and evenings.

     

     

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