Hatfield Youth Club recently enjoyed a visit from Safer Neighbourhood Team officers.
PCSO Shannon Payne and PC Ian Drury visited the club, which runs at The Hive in High View’s Jim McDonald Centre, on Wednesday 4 January.
The club is organised by the YMCA and provides an opportunity for local young people to connect in a relaxed and friendly environment.
PCSO Payne said: “We had a fantastic evening getting to the know the young people who were all aged from 16 to 19. They made us feel very welcome and even challenged us to a few games of table tennis and pool! All of them were really engaged with the visit and asked us lots of interesting questions about policing.
“Opportunities to visit community groups are a really important part of neighbourhood policing as it helps to build trust and understanding between us and the public.
“We plan to return back to the youth club on a regular basis and are already looking forward to our next visit!”
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