Coronavirus: Police prepare for post-lockdown gang violence fuelled by social media A senior police officer says lockdown has been a pressure cooker for gangs who are taunting each other on social media.

A senior police officer says lockdown has been a pressure cooker for gangs who are taunting each other on social media.

There could be a significant increase in violent crime fuelled by gang rivalries on social media which could spill onto the streets when lockdown rules are lifted, a senior police officer has warned.

John Apter, chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said social media sites "have been a breeding ground" for gangs to taunt each other.

"We are very much aware of the pressure cooker that has developed when it comes to gang members who want to create mayhem when this...
source: The Sky News

2020-05-28 07:59
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