Anti-social behaviour is a broad term used to describe any behaviour from any person that causes another person harassment, alarm or distress. This includes hurting or upsetting someone. Examples can include:

  •  threatening behaviour
  •  using rude or abusive language
  •  vandalism
  •  public drunkenness
  •  aggressive dogs
  •  noisy or abusive neighbours.

What is anti-social behaviour?

Reporting anti-social behaviour

You can report anti-social behaviour to your local district and borough council.


Crimestoppers is an independent charity not linked to the police that allows you to give information anonymously. They cannot process information that requires urgent police action.