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Weekend vandalism not due to officer shortage - minister

 

A lack of police in the south of the Island didn't contribute to a trail of vandalism last month.

 

In Tynwald this morning, Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson faced questions about the incident which saw 35 cars damaged at a total cost of tens of thousands of pounds.

 

Mr Karran pressed Mr Watterson about the number of officers on duty - and whether they were in the town at the time.

 

Mr Watterson said the Isle of Man was still a very safe place, even as police make cuts:

 

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