Nine teens charged after 77 anti-social behaviour offences identified

Police said they are committed to 'tackling' anti-social behaviour in local communities.

Nine teenagers in Edinburgh charged after police identify 77 anti-social behaviour offences Getty Images

Police have identified and charged nine teenagers with 77 offences relating to anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Edinburgh.

Officers said they are tackling the “blight” of ASB and confirmed nine teens, aged between 13 and 14, have been charged after incidents in the Morningside and Bruntsfield areas.

Community Inspector Scott Casey of St. Leonard’s police station said: “ASB is a blight on our communities and I recognise the fear it causes.

“It will not be tolerated in south-east of Edinburgh and my team and I are committed to tackling it and bringing those responsible to justice.

“I would encourage members of the public who are experiencing such issues to get in touch with my team via 101 or you can contact Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.”

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