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Police Crackdown For Alcohol on Wombwell High Street

Monday October 17 2011




PUBLIC drinking on Wombwell High Street is being targeted after residents complained people were ignoring the fact they were not meant to drink there.

South Yorkshire Police's Safer Neighbourhood Team say residents have asked for action to be taken because some people were disregarding the fact that High Street has been made an alcohol-free zone.

So far, during the crackdown, a man has been arrested for shoplifting at Rhythm and Booze and Tescos and a can was seized from a man who was drinking on the High Street.


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Reply Posted by Tarn full of piss-heads on Wednesday October 19 2011 at 10:18
Now they just need to make the town centre an "alcohol-free zone" and catch all the p**sed up t**ts that are constantly drinking down there and puts people off going shopping.

Reply Posted by nervous shopper on Wednesday October 19 2011 at 15:12
i won't go on Wombwell unless i absolutely have to, it's a disgrace that these people are sitting there drinking all day, if it makes me nervous, imagine how pensioners feel, and where the heck do they get all the money from? i work a full time job and can't afford to drink all day.

Reply Posted by john briscoe on Wednesday October 19 2011 at 15:58
no alcohol on Wombwell High Street....same as the drinks served in some local pubs then!

Reply Posted by WombwellTrader on Friday October 21 2011 at 07:43
The fact there drinkin is a disgrace in itself, but a good number of the drinkers are also heroin users. Not a good mix when there are vulnerable people on the high street (women, children, Elderly). Glad something is been done.

Reply Posted by Juliefisher on Saturday October 22 2011 at 20:56
its not fare. we should not have to feel this way about our town. i dont want my children seeing this. they get money bypinching of hardworkers what saved for decent things for the dirty low lifes to take.

Reply Posted by Juliefisher on Saturday October 22 2011 at 21:00
cos they take what they want. this puts wombwell to shame. tfhis is not gud for the future of our children nowt but dirty smackrats x