Mid and East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) met with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) today to discuss ongoing issues around the misuse of scramblers across the Borough.
PCSP Member, Ashleigh Perry said: “The impact on local communities from these anti-social activities is considerable and causes distress and sometimes even danger to many.
“We are therefore very pleased to join the PSNI in targeting the misuse of scramblers and – along with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council itself – to be undertaking a number of initiatives in the coming weeks to address the very real concerns expressed.”
Superintendent Ryan Henderson added: “We are acutely aware of the concerns coming from the community and we are being proactive in terms of seizing scramblers and re-educating riders but a lot of this comes down to parental responsibility.
“There are strict rules around how scramblers and quads can be used and parents need to know this before purchasing such items for their children. We are committed to working with the PCSP and wider community on further initiatives to raise awareness around this issue.”