Yobs may have to start saying sorry to their victims

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PEOPLE who behave anti-socially towards others may have to apologise to their victim under plans revealed by Hampshire’s police and crime commissioner.

More than 800 people responded to Simon Hayes’ call for views on how to deal with anti-social behaviour appropriately.

His survey was held after the government’s introduction of Community Remedy (Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014), designed to provide more effective measures to deal with low-level crimes and anti-social behaviour through out of court settlements.