The ArgusMan set for court for persistent begging (From The Argus)

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Crawley man set for court for persistent begging

The Argus: Man set for court for persistent begging Man set for court for persistent begging

A man is to appear before court for begging.

Kieran Mooney, 24, unemployed, of Samphire Close, Crawley, has been charged with persistently begging in a public place after being arrested in the town on May 27.

He has been bailed to appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court on June 11.

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4:25pm Wed 28 May 14

Martin999 says...

Could they please arrange for the Police Officer that arrested him to come to Brighton and arrest a few more? I will personally pay his bus fare.
Could they please arrange for the Police Officer that arrested him to come to Brighton and arrest a few more? I will personally pay his bus fare. Martin999
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8:37pm Wed 28 May 14

Vigilia says...

How about a little similar action for those who persistently trespass on parks, playing fields and open public spaces here in Brighton and Hove? Their non-contributory presence is tantamount to persistent begging.
How about a little similar action for those who persistently trespass on parks, playing fields and open public spaces here in Brighton and Hove? Their non-contributory presence is tantamount to persistent begging. Vigilia
  • Score: 4

11:24pm Wed 28 May 14

KarenT says...

Crikey, I can't walk two streets to the Sainsbury's local without about 5 people hassling me for 'spare change'... Then they all ask me again on the way back 5 minutes later! Then they're sat outside the shop entrance, next to the ATM's (intimidation), tons more along Western Road, all getting into fights over 'begging territories'... Every time I go into the offie they're in there asking for "the strongest lager or cider you have"... And before anyone starts going on about how the high property prices and shortage of housing in B&H leads to this, someone tell me why most of them have Scottish, NW English or Midlands accents? If it IS indeed an arrest able offence then any police officer would have a field day just walking along Western/North Roads of an afternoon.
Crikey, I can't walk two streets to the Sainsbury's local without about 5 people hassling me for 'spare change'... Then they all ask me again on the way back 5 minutes later! Then they're sat outside the shop entrance, next to the ATM's (intimidation), tons more along Western Road, all getting into fights over 'begging territories'... Every time I go into the offie they're in there asking for "the strongest lager or cider you have"... And before anyone starts going on about how the high property prices and shortage of housing in B&H leads to this, someone tell me why most of them have Scottish, NW English or Midlands accents? If it IS indeed an arrest able offence then any police officer would have a field day just walking along Western/North Roads of an afternoon. KarenT
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