Girl, 12, in grog raid



A 12-YEAR-OLD girl was one of a number of under-age drinkers caught during a police blitz in Byron Bay over the weekend.

Police from the Tweed/Byron local area command conducted Operation Minus which targeted people buying alcohol for young%people and antisocial behaviour.

Police say they seized a quantity of alcohol and issued five infringements for supplying%alcohol to minors. The infringements incur a $550 penalty.

A number of people were referred to the Your Choice program and a licensed outlet%issued with a breach for supplying alcohol to%minors.

Other people were charged with drug%offences, street offences and drink driving. They will all appear in Byron Bay Local Court on September 21.

The 12-year-old's parents were also contacted by police.



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