PARENTS are being warned to ensure their children are keeping to coronavirus restrictions and not gathering in large groups.

Officers from Colne and West Craven Police posted on social media about patrols at a number of locations in Colne.

It said: "We are receiving numerous calls this evening in relation to large groups of youths gathering on the North Valley retail park, town centre and other areas.

"These youths should not be together due to covid restrictions.

"We would urge parents to be aware that they are responsible for the actions of their off spring and potentially risk being fined.

"If your children are out tonight, please contact them and ensure that they return home immediately."