Police bus patrols charge two 12 year olds

Wednesday April 19th 2023


This article was written by Midlothian Police

On Friday 14th April, Local Community Officers teamed up with staff from Lothian Transport to carry out patrols in Dalkeith, Gorebridge and Rosewell due to ongoing antisocial behaviour on and towards Lothian Buses.

Officers engaged with several youths, one of whom was conveyed home and left in the care of his parents after being traced on a bus under the influence of alcohol. No other incidents were observed or reported during the patrols, where Police and staff also spoke with drivers, passengers and members of the public.

Following a report of an object being thrown at a bus in Gore Avenue, Gorebridge, on 11th April. Funded Community Action Team Officers carried out enquiries and traced and charged two 12-year-old females in connection with the incident. A report has been submitted to the Youth Justice Officer.

If you experience any antisocial behaviour, please speak to the bus driver, or contact Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Alternatively, you can call Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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