Fines handed out for anti-social behaviour

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Selby Council has prosecuted 19 more people under a bylaw introduced to tackle late night anti-social behaviour.

Among those who appeared at Selby Magistrates Court to face prosecutions for urinating in the town’s streets were two Sherburn-in-Elmet residents.

Liam James Quirk (23) of Pasture Way, Sherburn-in-Elmet, was fined £75, ordered to pay £15 victim surcharge, and £140 legal costs.

Scott Walton (22) of Moor Lane, Sherburn-in-Elmet was fined £75, £15 victim surcharge, and £140 legal costs.

Leader of the Council, Mark Crane, said, “Our message is simple, if you engage in anti-social behaviour then there will be serious consequences.”

“Residents have to know that we are working hard to ensure our district is protected from this kind of behaviour.”