Man accused of being a prolific beggar in Doncaster

A man was arrested on suspicion of being a '˜prolific beggar' in Doncaster town centre following '˜many complaints' from members of the public.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 26 November, 2018, 07:20
A man has been accused of being a prolific beggar in Doncaster

South Yorkshire Police said the man was arrested on Friday following complaints of him '˜loitering around payment machines' in the town's car parks and '˜approaching people for money'.

PC Jack Goodall said: 'We've received many reports of people feeling distressed by this behaviour and during the passed couple of days received several statements from public witnesses to that effect.

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'The male was subsequently arrested and given bail conditions not to enter the car parks in Doncaster town centre, otherwise, he'll be swiftly arrested for breaching his bail conditions.'