Drones considered as tool to combat anti-social behaviour in North West

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Police officers in the North West could soon be given drones to help combat anti-social behaviour.

In a report by the Liverpool Echo, the suggestion comes after a series of complaints made following targeted bin fires and young people misusing drink and drugs at Upton Rocks Park in Widnes.

It detailed how a petition, signed by 67 local residents, has been submitted to Halton Council asking for ‘robust action.’

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As part of a discussion at Runcorn Town Hall, Cllr Peter Lloyd-Jones suggested drones be used as a deterrent.

In response to this, the newspaper told of how PC Jane Tetlow confirmed that Cheshire Police does have a supply of drones and that they could soon be used.

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