NEIGHBOUR disputes and a person being assaulted during an argument over dog fouling were just some of the incidents reported to police last month.

The latest figures in the Fordingbridge beat report, which was presented to Fordingbridge Town Council, last week, showed there were a total of 87 “occurrences” - 34 of which were recordable as crimes.

There were ten incidents of antisocial behaviour - two relating to noise from a pub after closing time, eight regarding neighbour disputes, including reports of shouting, music noise, and another of a possible smell of drugs.

Ten violence against the person incidents were reported. These included one of a person being assaulted during an argument over dog fouling, a report of sand being flicked at a child in a sandpit, an assault on an officer, a neighbour dispute, four reports relating to domestic incidents and two related to historical domestic incidents.

A dwelling burglary was reported to police where a person known to the victim had forced entry to their property and taken a door key. But there were no non-dwelling burglaries.

Two business burglaries were reported where copper pipping was taken from a building under construction and another of items being taken from inside a shipping container.

There was also one report of damage, which related to a domestic incident.

Last month, there were no incidents of shoplifting but there were two thefts including a drill being taken from a work site and one report of someone’s friend taking their tobacco and medication.

Also included in the figures was two thefts from motor vehicles relating to reports of vans being broken into. During one of the incidents tools were taken. One theft of a vehicle was reported, which related to a domestic incident.

In comparison to the beat report for April recordable crime was slightly up from 31 to 34 and the total number of incidents reported was up one to 86.

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