Posted: Mon 17th Jun 2024

‘Do you know where your children are when out with their friends’, ask police after antisocial behaviour reports for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area

Police have issued a warning after reports of ‘youths causing issues’ in the city centre.

NWP Wrexham Town say that in the last week officers have dealt with reports of a ‘small minority’ causing issues for the wider community.

Work is now ongoing to identify all of those involved.

In a statement NWP Wrexham Town said: “Officers have received and attended reports of youths causing issues in town.

“Work is ongoing to identify those involved who will be dealt with robustly.

“Do you know where your children are when they are out with friends, or what they are up to?

“This is a very small minority, but they can cause issues for the wider community and in particular the vulnerable and the elderly. Any information / reports, please let us know.”

The details were provided as part of a weekly update posted on the NWP Wrexham Town social media page.

Throughout the week the force received 190 incidents in the city centre area and made 15 arrests.

Other incidents reported during the last week include:

  • Officers attended a report of two men threatening staff at the Esso garage on Wrexham Road, Rhostyllen shortly before 12.20am on Sunday, June 9 before making off with tobacco and cash. Additional patrols are being carried out in this and the surrounding areas.
  • Officers have been assisting colleagues over the borders of Flintshire, West Mercia, Cheshire and Staffordshire with reports of burglaries.
  • Officers stopped a car in Rhostyllen during mobile patrols. The driver was found to be driving without a driver’s licence. Driver will be reported for the offence and the vehicle was seized.
  • Officers have made also arrests in relation to dangerous driving and drink driving.
  • Arrests have also been made over the weekend in town.
  • There have been two reports of assaults on police officers over the weekend, whilst dealing with intoxicated offenders.

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