Police swoop on teens' alcohol

UNDERCOVER police called time on teenage drinkers found supping at Portishead Lake Grounds. Plain-clothes officers carried out a swoop of the beauty spot last Friday night and caught scores of teenagers drinking. Officers seized around 80 cans of lager du

UNDERCOVER police called time on teenage drinkers found supping at Portishead Lake Grounds.Plain-clothes officers carried out a swoop of the beauty spot last Friday night and caught scores of teenagers drinking.Officers seized around 80 cans of lager during the crackdown, all of which has now been poured down the Portishead Police Station drains. And police are warning anti drinking operations will continue through the summer. Portishead Police Sergeant Terry Scoble said: "The alcohol seized was mainly lager but we also seized two litre bottles of cider."We believe the alcohol came from a number of sources including parents and older people buying it for the youngsters."We are going to continue these operations every weekend to crackdown on antisocial behaviour and the criminal damage which under-age drinking leads to."PC Dwight Schulz and Sergeant Terry Scoble are pictured pouring away the confiscated alcohol.


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