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Anti-social Behaviour in Town Centre

Anti-social Behaviour (ASB) has increased slightly in and around the Civic Centre. Please report any instances and note descriptions to aid identification of offenders.


  • Saturday 29th February, 2020
    ASB remains low in the town centre. Patrols are continuing.
  • Sunday 22nd December, 2019

    ASB has occurred at Subway. All persons involved have been identified and are receiving Acceptable Behaviour Contracts. This has curbed the poor behaviour. Any breach will result in further police action.

  • Friday 1st November, 2019

    The team continue to work in and around the High Street, particularly on Halloween. Further patrols will take place through November especially on Fireworks Night.

  • Thursday 17th October, 2019

    Persons identified being involved in ASB have been issued Anti-social Behaviour Contracts to prevent further ASB. No further reports received.

  • Wednesday 25th September, 2019

    Reports of young people riding causing a nuisance. Recent similar incidents were dealt with under ASB legislation. New culprits will be identified and similar action is taken to curb poor behaviour.

  • Thursday 29th August, 2019

    ASB is very low in the High Street area. The nuisance cyclists have been identified and formal action taken against them.

  • Tuesday 30th July, 2019

    ASB remains low. There have been no further reported ASB incidents involving bicycles. The High Street remains a focus for mobile and patrols.

  • Saturday 6th July, 2019

    Patrols continue in the area. Youn persons involved in ASB are due to be issued with anti-social behaviour contracts to curb their behaviour. Another incident of young people cycling dangerously in front of cars is being investigated.


    CCTV will allow the police to identify the culprits.

  • Wednesday 19th June, 2019

    Since the introduction of the Police Laptops, this has allowed us to be more mobile and work from the areas that are affected by this type of behaviour.


    We have recently been dealing with the nuisance cyclists outside Subway on the Market walk and other nuisance behaviours that have been occurring.


    We will continue to patrol these areas at key times.

  • Saturday 25th May, 2019

    Overall ASB remains low. Officers respond to all incidents and take action against identified perpetrators.

  • Friday 10th May, 2019

    ASB is low. Patrols are continuing and previous perpetrators of ASB are being monitored.

  • Friday 5th April, 2019

    Incidents of ASB are few. The offender at a recent incident at the library has been dealt with.

  • Friday 8th March, 2019

    ASB remains low, however, the neighbourhood team continues to work to prevent a resurgence.

  • Thursday 28th February, 2019

    ASB has increased slightly in the High Street/Park area. Patrols are continuing to prevent ASB. Please contact the local team on 101 to report any instances, unless it is an emergency then call 999.

  • Thursday 21st February, 2019

    ASB remains low. Patrols and community engagement taking place to minimise the risk of an increase in incidents.

  • Tuesday 12th February, 2019

    Public engagement and patrols continue, ensuring ASB remains low in this area and throughout Keynsham.

  • Thursday 24th January, 2019

    ASB remains low, however, patrols continue to prevent an increase in ASB.

  • Wednesday 16th January, 2019

    Foot patrols around the High Street and town centre are continuing.

  • Friday 14th December, 2018

    Foot and mobile patrols are regularly taking place. ASB remains low, however, the policing team will remain vigilant to prevent further ASB.

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