Wednesfield Police Warn of Beggars

Councillor Phil Bateman said today-” I have received this notice from Wednesfield Police. Please take notice of the situation which is developing.Please also take the advice the Police are giving through this public notice.”
Nuisance Beggars.
Wednesfield Policing team are again aware of nuisance / persistent beggars in the area..
We are continuing to monitor and deal with this by handing out Community Protection Warning Notices and Community Protection Notices.

Our advice to the public is as follows:

Giving money to those who beg could be making their situation worse.
You could be feeding their addiction, causing them to be robbed or even worse.
There are other ways you can help!..
ALTERNATIVE GIVING CAMPAIGN supports charities that can help get the homeless off the streets.

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more