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Teenage parties causing concern for police

Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Police are warning parents they can't shoulder the responsibility of parenting their children.

It follows a number of parties - one of which saw over 100 youths congregating in Douglas with officers saying there were numerous reports of anti-social behaviour.

Officers say  it's become an issue since many teenagers finished school for the summer. 

They say they appreciate children want to have fun but they are concerned that some youths could need medical attention and may go unnoticed. 

PC Sarah Corkish says the situation also changes when alcohol and drugs are involved:


  • Sarah Corkish

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