Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB)
Bonfire night can often be a catalyst for ASB.
ASB covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes
harm to an individual, to their community or to their
This could be an action by someone else that leaves you feeling
alarmed, harassed or distressed. It also includes fear of crime or
concern for public safety, public disorder or public nuisance.
Examples of anti-social behaviour include:
- Nuisance, rowdy or inconsiderate neighbours
- Vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting
- Street drinking
- Environmental damage including littering, dumping of rubbish,
nuisance fires and abandonment of cars
- Prostitution related activity
- Begging and vagrancy
- Fireworks misuse
- Inconsiderate or inappropriate use of vehicles
How to report it?
If you are experiencing problems with anti-social behaviour, or
have any concerns about it, or other community safety issues, you
can call Merseyside Police on their non-emergency number, 101.
But if the anti-social behaviour puts you, your family or your
property in immediate danger, call Merseyside Police on 101.
You can also report it online, visit:
Merseyside Police - Report a crime online (only for a
To report without providing your details (anonymously), contact
Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111