Morecambe Police praise staff who foiled booze sale

Police have praised staff at a local supermarket who refused to sell alcohol to an adult who they believed was buying it for minors.

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 12:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:42 am
Staff at a local supermarket refused to sell this alcohol to an adult, believing it was been bought for minors.

Officers did not want to reveal exactly which supermarket was involved.

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Sgt Adie Knowles from Morecambe Police,said: “People might not realise but you can get prosecuted for supplying alcohol to a minor.”

On their Facebook page, police said: “Safe guarding children is everyone’s responsibility.”