Police Investigate More Than 200 Crimes At Top Melbourne Private Schools In Three Years
Police have been called to Melbourne’s most prestigious private schools hundreds of times in the past three years to investigate alleged crimes including sex attacks, assaults, drug trafficking, bullying and offensive behaviour.Crime records compiled for the Herald Sun by the Crime Statistics Agency reveal that paying fees of up to $30,000 a year does not safeguard students from criminal and anti-social behaviour.The reports show 222 incidents were recorded at 11 of the state’s most elite schools.Among the incidents reported at Associated Public Schools in 2012, 2013 and 2014 were 18 sex offences, three cases of stalking, harassment or threatening behaviour, six assaults and 16 drug offences. None of these crimes were reported in the media.Read more on