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NYE 2020 sees arrests double as more stay home in Western Australia – ABC News

Arrests this New Year’s Eve doubled in Western Australia compared with last year, with police saying they had to deal with a large number of disturbances at residential…

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Arrests this New Year’s Eve doubled in Western Australia compared with last year, with police saying they had to deal with a large number of disturbances at residential properties as many people chose or were forced to ring in the New Year at home.
Key points:

  • Arrests jumped from 51 last NYE to 101 this year in WA
  • Police say they were called to more private residences
  • However, they praised the operators of bars and restaurants

COVID-19 event restrictions, including the two-square-metre rule and the…

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