Fixed penalty for man who bought alcohol for 16-year-olds

PUBLISHED: 11:31 26 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:56 15 June 2010

A TEENAGER was issued with an £80 fixed penalty notice in Lyme Regis for buying alcohol for under-age drinkers.

A TEENAGER was issued with an £80 fixed penalty notice in Lyme Regis for buying alcohol for under-age drinkers.The 19-year-old man was stopped by officers in Broad Street on Friday, January 16, after he was spotted acting suspiciously in the NCP car park.The teenager admitted buying alcohol on behalf of two 16-year-olds, who had the alcohol taken off them.Letters will be sent to their parents of the 16-year-olds, informing them of the circumstances.PCSO Martin Case said: "Lyme Regis Safer Neighbourhood Team are committed to tackling this type of anti-social behaviour."This should act as a warning to anyone who has purchased or intends to purchase alcohol on behalf of anyone under the age of 18. "All of the local shops have been very supportive of our actions.


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