Police warn parents face fines as complaints flood in about youths ignoring covid rules and gathering in large groups in Pendle

Police were flooded with calls from the public last night complaining about large groups of youths flouting covid restrictions and gathering together in Colne

The groups were congregating on the North Valley retail park in North Valley Road and also in the town centre and other areas of the town.

A spokesman for Colne and West Craven Police said: "We would urge parents to be aware that they are responsible for the actions of their off spring and potentially risk being fined."

Colne and West Craven Police received numerous complaints about groups of youths gathering in the area last night