North Yorkshire Police carried out an evening of action in Colburn last night.
The operation follows a spate of disorder in the town caused by a small number of youths.
Richmondshire and Hambleton special constables joined forces for the proactive exercise.
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Ten officers were on patrol in the Colburn and wider Catterick Garrison area to tackle anti-social behaviour and drugs use.
During the evening officers dispersed groups of youths and stopped vehicles.
Police were also called to a fight at McDonalds, with one person detained.
Proactive ‘evening of action’ with @RichSpecials @HarrSpecials in the #Colburn area. Youths dispersed, vehicles stopped, ? run to #McDonalds in relation to a fight ongoing , offender detained statement and handover competed ? = ✅ #sleepnow #TeamNYP #Nighta ? pic.twitter.com/3tCp7PPDND
— Hambleton Specials (@HambSpecials) February 25, 2018
Over the last nine months there have been more than 200 reports of youths behaving in an anti-social way around the Broadway shops area in Colburn, which has also affected Colburn Library, residents of local flats and the Colburn Business Park.