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

Anyone discovered utilizing a fake ID in Kenilworth will probably be allowed at hand it in voluntarily with out danger 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 discussed in class with workers warning pupils that utilizing fake ID could get them into hassle with the police.
The playing cards are bought on web sites sometimes costing from £10 to £50.


‘Anti-social behaviour’

Performing Sgt Chris Cambray stated: “Young people all through the country use fake IDs to buy alcohol or enter premises licensed for the over 18s.

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

“This isn’t acceptable and by lowering the means to acquire alcohol and in addition by reminding licensees to examine all IDs robustly we hope to scale back nuisance within the town.”

Police warn the Forgeries Act of 1861 means stated anyone discovered utilizing fake ID could receive a big fine and a prison record for life.

Anyone promoting alcohol to underage kids runs the risk of a fine and the withdrawal of their licence to sell alcohol.