Warwickshire Police is piloting a scheme encouraging youngsters to get rid of fake identification cards.

Anybody discovered utilizing a fake ID in Kenilworth will probably be allowed handy it in voluntarily without threat of a fine.

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

The results of alcohol consumption are being mentioned at school with staff warning pupils that utilizing fake ID may get them into bother with the police.
The playing cards are bought on web sites usually costing from £10 to £50.


‘Anti-social behaviour’

Performing Sgt Chris Cambray mentioned: “Young people throughout the country use fake IDs to purchase 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 isn’t acceptable and by reducing the means to obtain alcohol and likewise by reminding licensees to examine all IDs robustly we hope to reduce nuisance within the town.”

Police warn the Forgeries Act of 1861 means mentioned anyone discovered utilizing fake ID may obtain a large positive and a criminal report for life.

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