Successful prosecution for urinating in street

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Selby District Council has successfully prosecuted a resident for urinating in Market Place, Selby on New Year’s Eve last year.

At York Magistrates Court on Friday 23 October, Hayden Stringer, age 21, of Garth Drive, Hambleton, pleaded guilty to a charge of urinating in a public place contrary to the Byelaw for Good Rule & Government made under Section 235 of the Local Government Act 1972.

The Council brought the prosecution as part of its work to stamp out antisocial behaviour of this type, to help protect and support all residents and local businesses.

Mr Stringer was fined £105, ordered to pay a surcharge of £32 and ordered to pay the Council’s costs of £337.50 – a total of £474.50 - for urinating in Market Place, Selby on 31 December 2019.