Drink fuels crime

28th July 2000 at 01:00
EXCESSIVE alcohol consumption by the young is largely to blame for the 16 per cent increase in violent crime, said the Home Office which has just published the latest crime figures.

Measures such as ID ards to reduce under-age drinking and tighter entrance policies at clubs and pubs to combat drunken louts are to be introduced. Doormen will be encouraged to report trouble directly to the police.

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