POLICE targeted antisocial youths in Athersley North yesterday (November 19) after concerns raised by residents.

On Wednesday, officers were called to the area following multiple reports from residents of youngsters congregating in large groups and causing disruption.

Patrols are still ongoing to tackle the issue.

PCSO Peter Robinson, from the team, said: “Your local police officers will continue to patrol and deal robustly with anyone caught committing acts of antisocial behaviour.”