POLICE have vowed to step up their presence around Earlestown market after further reports of anti-social behaviour in the area. 

The Guardian reported after outbreaks of vandalism and anti-social behaviour in Earlestown town centre in January.

Incidents have included planters in the market square area being turned over several times by youths and market stalls being smashed

There were also issues with youths near to Home Bargains and Tesco.

Warrington Guardian: Planters after they were turned over in JanuaryPlanters after they were turned over in January (Image: Cllr Terry McGuire)

On Thursday, police said that complaints "continue to roll in" in relation to anti-social behaviour at Earlestown market.

Police said patrols attended yesterday, with more attention to be given to the area today (Friday).

In a statement on Thursday evening, police said: "Complaints continue to roll in regarding antisocial behaviour at Earlestown market, the team have been paying extra attention there wherever possible.

"No issues tonight, we will see you tomorrow."