Warwickshire Police is piloting a scheme encouraging kids to dispose of fake identification cards.

Anyone found utilizing a fake ID in Kenilworth will likely be allowed to hand it in voluntarily without threat of a fine.

Officers are working with Kenilworth School which has put up posters discouraging pupils utilizing the cards.

The results of alcohol consumption are being mentioned in class with staff warning pupils that utilizing fake ID might get them into bother with the police.
The cards are offered on web sites usually costing from £10 to £50.


‘Anti-social behaviour’

Appearing Sgt Chris Cambray mentioned: “Young folks throughout the nation use fake IDs to buy alcohol or enter premises licensed for the over 18s.

“In Kenilworth we imagine the consumption of alcohol that follows has led to a rise in anti-social behaviour within the town.

“This is not acceptable and by reducing the means to obtain alcohol and also by reminding licensees to test all IDs robustly we hope to cut back nuisance within the town.”

Police warn the Forgeries Act of 1861 means mentioned anyone found utilizing fake ID might receive a big positive and a felony record for life.

Anyone selling alcohol to underage kids runs the chance of a positive and the withdrawal of their licence to sell alcohol.