More than 40 youngsters rampaged down a Fife street, fighting, breaking into property and vandalising buildings.
A shock spike in city centre vandalism and youth disturbance will see extra patrols deployed on the streets of Perth.
A pensioner has been forced to flee her Burntisland home after experiencing a horrific catalogue of abuse.
Police Scotland has been told to change the way it protects small communities to prevent them from being harassed by low level criminality.
An Arbroath man has hit out at vandals who regularly leave broken glass strewn across the town's pavements after his dog needed stitches to a cut foot.
Youths getting drunk at a Fife beauty spot are putting their lives at risk according to police.
The Scottish Government has been accused of presiding over a "soft-touch" justice system after new figures revealed a huge drop in the number of fines issued for anti-social behaviour.
Dundee's new area commander says ensuring Dundonians do not stumble upon instances of public drug use is a major police priority.
Dundee's Caird Park golf course has suffered "significant damage" as a result of selfish motorcyclists, police have said.
An allegation that drunken children urinated on a war memorial as a gang of youths caused havoc in a Fife town has prompted widespread disgust.