Police crackdown on nuisance drivers

A three-month crackdown on young drivers causing a nuisance in Belper town centre has been launched by police.

Belper Town Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team are launching regular patrols in the Coppice car park and roads around the River Gardens following complaints from residents.

Parents of those causing problems will be contacted and informed of their children’s behaviour and further action will be taken against any persistent troublemakers .

Officers decided to act after meeting with the public to set policing priorities.