Police step up patrols after teenagers ‘drinking and starting fires’ in York nature reserve
Police in York have responding to concerns about anti-social behaviour in the north of the city.
They say residents have complained about teenagers drinking alcohol and starting fires on Strensall Common.
PC Chris Pitchford was on patrol on the Common yesterday (Friday).
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Patrols will carry on throughout the summer. If you have any information that could help please let us know.”
According to the police website, “From aggressive, noisy or abusive behaviour to neighbourhood disturbances involving drugs or animals, antisocial behaviour takes many forms.”
If you want to report such behaviour, contact police on 101, or report it online here.