A number of calls were made to Humberside Police on Wednesday 25 October, reporting youths involved in anti- social behaviour in the Hall Road and Homethorpe area of North Hull. Reports were made of stones being thrown at passing cars and members of the public and a firework being put through the letterbox of a property.
Chief Inspector Paul Butler said:
“This is an area regularly patrolled by officers and I want to reassure local residents that they can expect to see an increased police presence to address recent issues. Fortunately no-one was injured as a result of the incidents reported last night but we fully appreciate the impact this kind of behaviour can have within a community.
“We are therefore stepping up patrols and there will be extra dedicated high visibility officers in the area. They are there to not only offer reassurance to the community but to engage and listen to any issues you might have. Our aim is to keep you safe and we intend to take any necessary action to deal with anyone found to be engaging in anti-social behaviour or criminality.
“We will also be speaking to local retailers in the run up to Halloween and Bonfire Night to make sure they are selling fireworks responsibly.
“It’s really important that the community also work with us and report incidents taking place to enable us to take the appropriate action. If you have any information about those involved in anti – social behaviour or disorder in your area please call us on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
“You can also call CrImestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”