Longniddry: Man charged after parking warden threatened and verbally abused at East Lothian beauty spot

A man has been charged after a council parking warden has been threatened and verbally abused at the East Lothian seaside.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 2:48 pm

A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal after the incident at Longniddry Bents on April 3.

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The man was charged after verbally abusing a warden working for East Lothian Council as a parking warden.

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A man has been charged after a parking warden was verbally abused and threatened.

Tom Reid, from East Lothian Council said, "We will not tolerate the abuse of our staff under any circumstances and welcome the news that the person responsible for this incident has been traced by police and will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal"

A Police Scotland spokesperson added, "We remain committed to working in partnership to ensure East Lothian's countryside can be enjoyed safely by all.

"The victim in this case was abused simply for doing their job and we will always robustly investigate such unacceptable behaviour".

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