Crime down at Carling Weekend: Reading Festival

So far so good at the 2006 bash

Police have said crime at this year’s Carling Weekend: Reading Festival is down, as the event moves into its final day (August 27).

So far only 260 crimes have been reported this year, with those mainly being for thefts from tents, according to Thames Valley Police.

They added that they have also made some arrests for the selling of fake wristbands.

This year’s bash concludes tonight in Reading with Pearl Jam and Maximo Park among the bands headlining.