Man cautioned for wearing police uniform

A man has been cautioned after being caught wearing a police uniform in Normanton.

Monday, 11th September 2017, 10:25 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:50 pm

The police were contacted on Thursday and Friday by members of the public to report the man walking around Haw Hill Park.

They were able to seize a police stab vest, handcuffs and baton from him.

He was interviewed and given a conditional caution for illegally possessing the items.

A spokesman said: “Thank you to those who reported this matter and provided information.

“If you ever have concerns about the validity of a person claiming to be a member of West Yorkshire Police always asked for identification and if you are still in doubt contact 101, who can confirm the persons identification.”