Villages and towns across Perth and Kinross have been hit by a school holiday crime wave.
Chief inspector Ian Scott
Residents in Perth and Kinross have been warned to be on their guard against a scam sweeping the area.
Perth’s police chief is warning cyclists who flout the law by riding on footpaths that they will face the strong arm of the law.
Perth’s police chief has stated that so-called 'legal highs' are still a prevalent problem in the area and has warned users to be aware of “backroom chemists.”
Alcohol fuelled youth disturbances have plagued Kinross and Perth this summer with Police Scotland concerned the incidents are spiralling out of control.
Police have rolled out measures including increasing patrols and deploying stop-check methods to tackle an alarming recent rise in rural crime in Perthshire and Angus.
Police are to clamp down on shoplifting in Perth by increasing patrols and using court orders to ban criminals from entering the city centre.
Police are warning residents to be on their guard after people in Perthshire and were snared in callous fraud schemes by criminals.
Police receive increase in complaints about beggars, ‘chuggers’ and street musicians in Perth city centre
Police are dealing with a vast increase in anti-social behaviour caused by beggars, "chuggers" and street musicians who are all raising the ire of the Perth public.
Police are to focus on a group of teenagers who have been carrying out anti-social behaviour - including incidents of violence - in a Perth park.