Crime mapssite crashes

A NEW police website featuring crime maps of the Morecambe and Lancaster area, as well as the wider UK, has crashed due to massive public usage.

The website – – was launched on Monday and four to five million people were looking at it every hour.

It is the first time in the world that such information has been released and the website’s creator, David Moore of Rock Kitchen Harris, said problems with the site were “temporary”.

See The Visitor (02-02-11) for full story.