Teenagers breach COVID rules and admit lighting fire in Middleton Cheney


Boys aged 14, 16 and 17 given community resolution disposals

Three teenage boys from Banbury have been given community resolution disposals after breaching COVID rules and travelling to Middleton Cheney where they damaged play equipment.   South Northamptonshire Police’s Neighbourhood Policing Team issued the orders after the boys admitted lighting a fire at the Astrop Road play equipment.

The youngsters, aged 14, 16 and 17 had travelled to Middleton Cheney over the weekend of January 29th to 31st.   At the play equipment on the Astrop Road they lit a small fire which caused scorch marks to the equipment.

The three teenagers admitted their part in causing the damage.

They were advised that if they visited Northamptonshire again during COVID restrictions their parents may face fines.

A community resolution which is a low level ‘first step on the ladder’ sanction.   It is used as an option to divert behaviour before a person enters the criminal justice system.

Published: by Banbury FM Newsteam

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