Ramsbottom crime meeting: Residents reassured over social media 'frenzy'
A POLICE chief has reassured residents that crime in their area is not as rife as social media would have them believe - but admitted not everything in the town was ‘rosey’.
Inspector Russell Magnall was talking at a meeting at St Andrew's Primary School, in Ramsbottom called to address residents’ fears over the level of crime in the area.
Taking his place on a panel including Bury North MP James Frith and Councillor Tamoor Tariq he said: “Social media is definitely not our friend at the moment. Social media has whipped this up into a frenzy.”
He told the gathering of about 50 residents... read more
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