FOUR cases of police or emergency service workers being assaulted, hindered or obstructed have been highlighted in a report sent to Haddington and District Community Council.

More than 280 calls were made to officers in the town last month, with police recording 63 crimes.

Among those highlighted under protecting the vulnerable were four assaults (domestic abuse), one threatening or abusive behaviour (domestic abuse), a further threatening or abusive behaviour (sexuality) and a breach of bail (domestic abuse).

Under crimes of dishonesty, officers noted four cases of theft, three of shoplifting, one theft of a motor vehicle and one housebreaking.

Police also highlighted two cases of possession of drugs.

Meanwhile, under road safety, five cases of driving without insurance and four occasions of failing to stop following a collision were noted.

There were also two instances of careless driving and driving while unfit through alcohol or drugs, alongside a case of driving while disqualified and a case of dangerous driving.

Police highlighted nine cases of threatening or abusive behaviour and eight cases of vandalism, which were listed under reducing violence and anti-social behaviour.

In addition, there were also four cases of assaulting, hindering or obstructing police or emergency services, three assaults recorded, two cases of wasting policing time and two cases of breach of bail.

Finally, there was one case of possessing an offensive weapon and culpable and reckless conduct.