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Oz police arrest over 270 people arrested for 'anti-social behaviour'

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Sat, Dec 08, 2012 11:13 hrs

Australian police officials have arrested more than 270 people across New South Wales on the first night of an operation targeting alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour, according to a report.

More than 1300 extra officers were deployed to licensed premises, transport hubs, roads, waterways and other hot spots as part of Operation Unite, a nationwide initiative, News.com.au reports.

According to a report, a total of 273 people were arrested and charged with 480 offences, including assault, resisting arrest, affray, assaulting police and drug supply.

Police also issued 517 move-on directions, including 178 for intoxication and disorderly conduct, the report said.

Officers conducted almost 18,000 random breath tests across the state, resulting in 81 drink-driving charges, it added. (ANI)




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