Calling all parents: groups of children – oldest aged just 14 – abusing drink and drugs at weekend, says PSNI

The PSNI has urged parents to keep a rein on their children amid reports of youngesters under 13 years old taking drink and drugs in Portadown.

By Adam Kula
Sunday, 5th December 2021, 4:32 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th December 2021, 4:35 pm
Map of Portadown (the red point indicates the junction of Jervis Street and Craigavon Avenue)
Map of Portadown (the red point indicates the junction of Jervis Street and Craigavon Avenue)

Officers said they “are aware of groups causing a nuisance in the Jervis Street / Craigavon Avenue areas” on recent weekends.

They added: “The reports of alcohol and drug use are quite concerning, when some of the oldest present are 13 and 14.

“Most of the ones we spoke to weren’t from the town.

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