John MacKenzie chats with Kevin Byrne, Executive Manager of Enterprise North and Former Mayor of Cairns, about victims of crime and abuse following the story of people being targeted at shopping malls and centres.

Apr 18, 02:53 AM

John MacKenzie chats with Kevin Byrne, Executive Manager of Enterprise North and Former Mayor of Cairns, about victims of crime and abuse following the story of people being targeted at shopping malls and centres.

The ever-increasing crime trends now weems to have expanded north to the once quiet area of Smithfield with shoppers being the target of theft, abuse, harassment, assaults, and racial language.

Mr. Byrne shared his sentiments on what is seemingly a losing battle against young offenders who claim to "own this city" and have no fear or respect for their community.