Bognor Regis Police tackle anti-social behaviour following community concerns


Police said they had been out tackling anti-social behaviour and drugs in Bognor Regis town centre following community concerns.

After listening to the concerns of the community teams completed a targeted day of action on October 25.

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Inspector Steven Turner of the Bognor Prevention Team said: "We have listened to the issues raised by residents and took robust action to tackle their concerns.

"We received a number of reports from within the community regarding issues with anti-social behaviour and drugs.

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"We completed a stop check on some men acting suspiciously near a public toilet, they were spoken to and moved on from the area.

"We stopped a vehicle in the town centre and cannabis was found and a warning was given. A man was also arrested on warrant for failing to appear at court.

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"Officers also stopped a group of young people and they were searched but nothing was found.

"We are committed to listening to concerns when they are raised as we want to work with the community to combat behaviour which has an impact. Please do continue to talk to us as keeping the town safe is our priority."