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Chief Constable promises to take 'public health and wellbeing' approach to problem of illegal alcohol and tobacco sales

Lincolnshire's top police officer has warned traders and suppliers of illegal tobacco and alcohol in South Holland; "you should expect to be caught".

Chief Constable Bill Skelly also had words of advice for drinkers and smokers tempted to buy illicit cigarettes and booze; "there's no such thing as a genuine cheap deal".

Speaking to the Lincolnshire Free Press, Mr Skelly pledged to continue with "days of enforcement action", alongside Lincolnshire Trading Standards, "when and where we choose to do it".

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