Police patrols step up in Lytham as parents are told to educate their children over nuisance behaviour

Residents in Lytham are being warned that police patrols will be stepped up in the town following anti-social behaviour and ‘powers’ could be used to prevent it.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 11:17 am

Residents in Lytham are being warned that police patrols will be stepped up in the town following anti-social behaviour and ‘powers’ could be used to prevent it.

On Tuesday evening Fylde Police received reports of a large gathering and nuisance behaviour on the town’s green.

It’s believed the trouble is being caused by youths are police have asked parents to support the police by educating their children.

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Patrols will be stepped up in Lytham

PCSO Martina Mantovani of the St Annes’ Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “We understand that it has been a difficult time for everyone recently, but the coronavirus regulations are still in place and they are there to protect people and save lives.

“As a community which has worked together to prevent the virus we would encourage parents to continue to support the police in educating their children regarding covid legislation, especially given the efforts that the vast majority of people are making to get us back to normal as quickly as possible.

PCSO Mantovani said that following the incidents at the town green, the neighbourhood policing team will be ‘increasing a presence in the area.

She added: “We will not hesitate to use powers available to us if required.”