Police in Glastonbury have recorded about 85% fewer crimes so far this year compared to the last festival in 2019.
A spokesman for the Avon Somerset police told the PA news agency that this may be because the event was almost cashless and participants were paying over the phone.
As of 11:00 am on Friday, 11 violations have been recorded since the Glastonbury Gate opened early Wednesday morning, ending the three-year hiatus at the Somerset Festival.
These crimes included four theft cases, four drug-related crimes, one general assault, one criminal injury, and one public disability.
One of the drug-related crimes was arrested.
Billie Eilish makes history on Friday night as the youngest solo headliner in Glastonbury’s history on the pyramid stage, and Sir Paul McCartney headlined the Saturday night following his 80th birthday. , Will be the oldest solo headliner in history at the festival.