Patrols to increase at Bentley Community Centre after reports of break-ins and antisocial behaviour

WA Police stock image.
WA Police stock image.

PATROLS of the Bentley Community Centre have been increased following allegations of antisocial behaviour and vehicle break-ins at the carpark.

One woman told the Canning Times crow bars were used to smash into cars in broad daylight, and said it had occurred on several occasions seemingly when the Russian school met on Thursdays or Saturdays.

Mayor Paul Ng said the City had received two requests from residents this month for additional patrols of the centre.

“As a result of these requests, the City’s Ranger and Community Safety Service (RCSS) has subsequently increased patrols in the area and will also deploy its mobile CCTV unit to the area in an effort to detect and deter antisocial behaviour,” he said.

“The CCTV unit has been used in this location previously but circulates to hotspots throughout the City to deter criminal behaviour.”

He said the Bentley Community Centre is utilised by a Russian school twice a week.

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