TWO young people have been banned from a Malton play area following a spate of serious anti-social behaviour.

Malton Town Council was advised to implement the ban for three months by the police.

The Clerk of the council has been part of a multi-agency Tactical Response Team with regard to resolving a community issue in the Peasey Hills area.

North Yorkshire Police have viewed CCTV footage at Rainbow Lane play area which resulted in Malton Town Council being advised to ban two young people from Malton from the play area for three months due to serious anti-social behaviour.

An official letter has been issued and North Yorkshire Police have been informed.