Neighbourhood problems

Anti social behaviour

What is Anti Social Behaviour?


The Crime and Disorder Act (1998) defines anti-social behaviour as "acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as (the complainant)".


The term anti social behaviour may also be described as nuisance, disorder or harassment and covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that can blight the local neighbourhood.


Examples of anti social behaviour include:-


Noise Nuisance (neighbours, barking dogs, loud music, and excessive noise from vehicles).
Assault or Physical Violence
Verbal Abuse or Threats
Illegal Drug Use
Racial Harassment & Hate Crimes
Graffiti
Rubbish dumping
Disorder
Drunkeness
Yobbish behaviour and intimidating groups taking over public spaces
Dog fouling




If you believe that you are experiencing anti-social behaviour, contact the relevant organisation as shown below.



Contact your local policing team if you are experiencing:    


Threatening behaviour
Verbal abuse
Drug dealing
Vandalism
Alcohol related issues
Domestic Abuse
Physical violence
Harassment
Intimidation
Hate or racist incidents
Vehicle nuisance
Prostitution/sexual acts/kerb crawling   
 


For Police non-emergencies dial: 101 (in Wales) or 0300 330 0101 (from outside Wales)


 


Contact Wrexham County Borough Council if you are experiencing:    


Graffiti
Noise nuisance
Dog fouling
Fly tipping
Littering
Abandoned vehicles


 



For more information about anti social behaviour or to find out what is happening in your area and for a summary of crime statistics for your area, contact your local policing team.


Wrexham County Borough Council tenants or residents living near Council tenants or on Council estates can report anti social behaviour by contacting their local estate office.



For Police non-emergencies dial: 101 (in Wales) or 0300 330 0101 (from outside Wales)


Remember in an emergency, always dial: 999