More police on patrol during the World Cup

More police on patrol during the World Cup

More police on patrol during the World Cup

First published in News

More police officers have been drafted in to help prevent antisocial behaviour in the city during the World Cup.

Oxford area commander Supt Christian Bunt said: “Evidence has shown that at previous big football events we do get increases in public disorder and antisocial behaviour, particularly as a lot of the games are quite late at night.

“What we want people to do is to have a nice time and enjoy the tournament, and the vast majority of people will do that.”

An extra 12 police constables and two sergeants have been drafted in to patrol the city centre during the World Cup.

Our top stories:

Housing benefit cheat ordered to pay back £2,000

Oxford Mail: oxford magistrates court

8:10am Monday 24th November 2014

A MAN who fraudulently claimed more than £820 in housing benefit and had to be arrested on a warrant will have to pay back more than £2,000.

Patients and supporters view Oxford Heart Centre’s new £1.8m hi-tech equipment

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 24th November 2014

HEART patients were given a tour of a new £1.8m unit at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital equipped with cutting-edge technology that aims to cut down waiting times.

Musical tales at Story Museum

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Monday 24th November 2014

THERE was a nautical theme at the Story Museum in Oxford on Saturday as children and their parents listened to Nick Cope perform songs from his new album.

Scrap affordable homes target, says Castle Mill developer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 24th November 2014

THE developer behind the £20m redevelopment of the Castle Mill boatyard should not have to meet city targets for affordable housing, a report has claimed.

Delays on M40 near Bicester after vehicle fire

Oxford Mail: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

7:18pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

THERE are delays of up to half an hour on the M40 after an earlier vehicle fire.

Woman sexually assaulted in pub car park in Kidlington

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

6:21pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A woman has been sexually assaulted in a pub car park in Kidlington.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree