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A police force has defended the deployment of a community support officer to a report that teenagers had drawn "too many" hopscotch grids on a pavement.
West Midlands Police said the officer's mission was part of a drive to stamp out anti-social behaviour in the Halesowen area.
Originally posted by Yossarian
Well, I for sure wouldn't want the path outside my house covered in chalkmarks. They can play hopscotch but just don't get over-zealous with the 'ol chalk. Maybe the kids have records of anti-social behaviour.