Two Dearne pubs fail alcohol swoop
Two Dearne pubs were caught selling alcohol to underage drinkers during a police sting operation.
Police Community Support Officer Tom Harrop from Edlington Safer Neighbourhood Team and the Wath Safer Neighbourhood Team ran a test purchase operation on Friday December 28.
Young volunteers attended off-licence premises and public houses throughout Wath, Swinton, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, Conisborough and Denaby.
When they attempted to purchase alcohol All of the off-licences passed, but two public houses in Kilnhurst and Swinton failed by serving alcohol to the under 18s.
Both public houses received an £80 fixed penalty notice. The police have not identified the two premises.
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