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.

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.”