Tayside and Central Scotland

Police report 29 people in Dundee crime crackdown

Police have reported 29 people to the procurator fiscal following a crackdown on violent crime in Dundee.

The two-week operation saw officers from Police Scotland's licensing and violence reduction team join local officers carrying out patrols.

Eight people were arrested on outstanding warrants, while 13 were reported for drugs offences and seven for anti-social behaviour.

One man was reported for possession of an offensive weapon.

Ch Insp Gary Ogilvie said: "We will continue to send a strong message that any criminality will not be tolerated.

"Along with local officers, specialist support teams from across Scotland are specifically tasked to tackle violence, disorder and anti-social behaviour in our communities. We will use every resource available to deal with offenders in order to keep people safe."

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