Underage drinking frequent in Seaton
SEATON police officers have warned that underage drinking is becoming a problem in the town – and will not be tolerated.
SEATON police officers have warned that underage drinking is becoming a problem in the town - and will not be tolerated.
The move comes after alcohol was seized from a number of youngsters on Friday, November 27.
PCSO Chris Bolsover said: "Underage drinking is becoming quite frequent in Seaton and we obviously intend to put a stop to it."
He said adults caught buying alcohol for youngsters would be fined.
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Minors caught with alcohol will have it confiscated and the matter reported to their parents.
Pc Roy Hutter said: "We are asking the parents of these minors to assist us in policing this issue and not to allow their children to take any alcohol out of their home.
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"We do not want youngsters being drawn into the criminal justice system through antisocial behaviour or criminal activity, both of which can be the result of drinking.