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

Anyone discovered using a fake ID in Kenilworth will likely be allowed handy it in voluntarily with out risk of a fine.

Officers are working with Kenilworth College which has put up posters discouraging pupils using the cards.

The effects of alcohol consumption are being mentioned in class with employees warning pupils that using fake ID might get them into trouble with the police.
The playing cards are offered on web sites typically costing from £10 to £50.


‘Anti-social behaviour’

Performing Sgt Chris Cambray stated: “Young people throughout the nation use fake IDs to purchase alcohol or enter premises licensed for the over 18s.

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

“This isn’t acceptable and by lowering the means to obtain alcohol and also by reminding licensees to verify all IDs robustly we hope to scale back nuisance within the town.”

Police warn the Forgeries Act of 1861 means stated anyone discovered using fake ID might obtain a big high quality and a criminal report for life.

Anyone promoting alcohol to underage kids runs the chance of a high quality and the withdrawal of their licence to promote alcohol.