yob


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yob

British slang for an aggressive and/or violent young male (less commonly, female). They are often unemployed, live on estates, have drug and alcohol abuse problems and often show signs of anti-social behaviour.
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And I'm with Jack all the way on this as he declares his determination to hang the yobs out to dry.
An apple tree at the edge of Wallasey's Central Park was recently chopped down after yobs hurled fruit from it at cars on Liscard Road.
Another resident, Liza Granton, 22, told how a yob held a knife to her throat as she walked home earlier this year.
Businesses employing 50 to 99 people are experiencing the highest levels of yob behaviour (59 per cent).
And, if you have a particular story to tell about the yobs in your area, let us know - we would be only too pleased to highlight wrongdoing or to celebrate your part in fighting it.
If a bonfire of yobs was built and set light to, Huddersfield would be a much better place.
Yesterday, he admitted assaulting the yob on April 12 last year by driving his van at him to his severe injury and the danger of his life.
At the end of the day, if our police aren't allowed to tackle the problem of yob culture, then we may as well all give up and allow criminal anarchy to rule.
If just one Leicestershire policeman had taken seriously just one of the 33 calls Fiona made, then the scummy yobs who hounded that mother and child to their graves would have backed off.
Could the same have happened to me if I had asked why one of these yobs was in my garden?
The brazen yob even leaned over a woman so he could smear the wall behind her with his red marker pen.