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Criminal damage and arson

The offence of criminal damage and Arson involves damaging or destroying the property of others and is covered in law by the Criminal Damage Act 1971.

Criminal damage is:-

An offence involving someone without lawful reason:

Arson is:-

 The act of deliberately setting fire to property, including buildings and vehicles.

Are there things you can do to help prevent further criminal damage and arson attacks:

Where can I get help or further information?

If the criminal damage is in progress, dial 999 immediately.

You can also report instances of criminal damage by contacting Gwent Police by calling 101.