Police patrols target anti-social behaviour

Police officers in the Market Weighton area will be carrying out regular high visibility patrols this month to deter any anti-social behaviour.

Tuesday, 13th March 2018, 8:56 am
High visibility police patrols will take place in Market Weighton throughout March.

These patrols include regular checks on the High Street and peripheral areas of Londesborough Road Car Park, Scotts Croft Memorial Park, the town council building area and the area surrounding the Giant Bradley statue, where there have been periodic reports of youths causing annoyance.

Officers will continue patrols in the areas of Aspen Close, the park, the monkey run and football field due to regular reports of low level anti-social behaviour (ASB).

A police spokesman said: “The patrols will taking positive action against offenders who cause ASB with their vehicles. Hotspot areas will be checked and any drivers using their cars to cause alarm or distress will be considered for warnings and possible seizure of their vehicles under Section 59 of the Police Reform Act.”

PCSO Laura Hudson will be available during drop-in sessions at two Market Weighton Methodist Church coffee mornings on Wednesday 28 March and Wednesday 25 April between 11am and noon.

She will also be available at Wetwang Village Hall Coffee Morning on Tuesday 24 April between 10.30am and noon.

Detailed crime and ASB data for your area can be obtained by visiting www.police.uk and following the ‘Find your Neighbourhood’ link.

Crimes in your area can also be viewed on the detailed online map.