Officers investigating youth antisocial behaviour and violence in Crieff
Police in Crieff are carrying out an extensive investigation following reports of antisocial behaviour, disorder and vandalism involving a number of youths in the Leadenflower Court area.
Officers were called to the area around 7.30pm on Wednesday, 16 February.
As a result of enquiries, two boys, ages 12 and 15, have been charged in relation to the assault of a police officer. Further enquiries into the evening’s events remain ongoing.
Inspector Nicky Forrester said: “We are aware of a number of antisocial behaviour incidents involving young people in Crieff in recent months and the obvious disruptive effect it has had on the local community.
“I want to reassure the public that we are committed to working with our local authority partners to encourage young people away from this kind of behaviour, but will take appropriate action when necessary.
“Anyone with information on recent events should report these to police by calling 101.”