Peterlee Police have warned parents will be fined for allowing their children to sleep over at their friends house.
Officers in the County Durham town have taken to social media to vent their frustrations at parents after they this evening once again had to deal with large groups of youths breaking lockdown restrictions.
Cops took to social media to ask parents where are you children tonight? after lots of calls involving large groups of youths across the area.
Cops from Peterlee attended incidents involving large groups of youths within Peterlee, Shotton, Whealtey Hill, and Wingate.
Officers brought a number of youths back to Peterlee Police Station to enable their parents to come and collect them.
Adding a warning that if you allow your child to have a sleep over at a “friend’s house is a breach of the covid and parents will be fined for allowing your child to do so”.
Peterlee has seen a rise in incidents over recent months relating to large groups youths.
It’s not the first time the police within Peterlee have used social media to ask parents to come and collect their children.