Man in Wakefield city centre fined and warned of 'dangers of urinating on electrical boxes'

A man has been handed a £100 fine after being caught urinating on an electrical box in Wakefield city centre.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 7:00 am
Wakefield city centre

Wakefield Central neighbourhood polciing team said the fact was part of a crackdown on antisocial behaviour in the city centre.

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A spokesman said: "A male was found urinating in Wakefield City Centre by PCSOs yesterday. Wakefield City Centre is subject to a public spaces protection order, prohibiting various acts, including urinating. The order aims to eliminate antisocial acts within the area.

"The male was advised of this before being given a £100 fine and was educated on the proper use of a toilet should he need to use one in the future, along with the dangers of urinating on electrical boxes."