'They're working in shifts' - locals demand clampdown on 'aggressive' begging on Stratford Road

Furious locals are demanding action to tackle ‘aggressive’ beggars along the Stratford Road.
Residents claim unscrupulous beggars have taken over the busy main road at the junction of Walford Road in Sparkbrook, “intimidating” pedestrians, drivers and increasing anti social behaviour.
While there was great sympathy expressed for the genuinely vulnerable, locals begged police and the council to start clamping down on organised beggars who they claim are 'working in shifts'.
  One policeman even said he was approached “by this one guy five times” during a plain clothes operation at the... read more

 
19 February 2019 in Regional West, Views: 40
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