Know your boundaries; police encourage cricket patrons to behave responsibly

ACT Policing will have a high visible presence at today’s (Wednesday, January 14) Prime Minister’s XI v England match to ensure the safety of all patrons.

The Operation Commander for the event, Acting Superintendent Paul Beath said police and security will be working closely monitoring crowd behaviour both in and out of Manuka Oval.

“Our message is clear; enjoy the day and have fun, but any anti-social behaviour won’t be tolerated,” Acting Superintendent Beath said.

“We want everyone attending the cricket to have a good time and that means acting responsibly.”

“In the interests of patron safety, we’ll be keeping a close eye on all sections of the ground to make sure everyone can enjoy a great day of cricket.”

Police and security will also be paying attention to people attempting to bring alcohol into the ground. Bags brought into the venue will be checked by security. Any patrons caught in possession or consuming alcohol purchased outside the ground will be ejected.

Police are also urging patrons to moderate their alcohol intake and stay well-hydrated throughout the afternoon and evening.

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