Graffiti can be described as drawings, writing, or ‘tags’ that have been illegally painted, sprayed or scratched onto something such as a car or building.
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My home has been graffitied
The house, flat or apartment you live in has been graffitied
My business has been graffitied
I want to report graffiti on my business premises
I want to report graffiti on public property
You want to report graffiti in a public area or on public building
There are witnesses
Someone saw the incident happen
I don't think there are any witnesses
You don't know if anyone saw what happened
This has happened more than once
This isn't the first time that the area has been graffitied
I feel I've been targeted
You feel that you have been targeted for a particular reason, for example the graffiti is racist or homophobic
The graffiti has caused permanent damage
For example the graffiti cannot be removed
I do not speak English very well
English is not your first language and you may have difficulties discussing your concerns
The person who did this
I think I know who did this
You have details of, or suspect you know who committed the crime
I don’t know who it is but I do have a description
You have a description of what the suspect/s looks like
I don't have a name or description of anyone involved, but I do have other details
You do not have a description or name of people involved, but do have details such as their address, their place of work, their number plate, online details etc.
Someone I know has details about who did this
Someone believes they have information about the person or people who have done this
I don't know who did this
You do not have any details of who is involved in this
There is video footage or photos
There may be CCTV, video or images of the incident or offender
They left something behind
The suspect may have left an item behind
There are verbal or written comments
The suspect said something, left graffiti, or wrote something online or sent emails or messages
I don’t know if there is any evidence
You are unsure if there is evidence that can help with the investigation
This is affecting my mental or physical health
You would like support following this incident
I want to remain anonymous
You do not want to provide your details
I want to remove the graffiti myself
You want to remove the graffiti yourself but are worried that this will remove any evidence of this happening.
I want to know what the council can do
You want to know what the council can do if you report graffiti to them.