Publicans to aid police scheme

PUBLISHED: 13:32 07 June 2007 | UPDATED: 15:08 12 May 2010

PUBLICANS in Buntingford are being asked to join forces to tackle anti-social behaviour. Police have outlined a scheme called Pubwatch to publicans in the hope of reducing alcohol-related crime and disorder. Inspector Andy Piper from the area neighbourh

PUBLICANS in Buntingford are being asked to join forces to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Police have outlined a scheme called Pubwatch to publicans in the hope of reducing alcohol-related crime and disorder.

Inspector Andy Piper from the area neighbourhood policing team, said: "Pubwatch is an initiative which is used across the county and allows us to work together with publicans and authorities to enable us to reduce alcohol-related disorder."

The initiative would involve pubs in the town sharing information about throublemakers.

Landlord of Fox and Duck, Julien McKinely, said: "I think its a good idea as long as everyone abides by it.


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