POLICE seized a bottle of vodka from an underage youth in Malvern.

The alcohol was taken from the youth in Elgar Avenue Park.

PCSO Kevin Tudge said: "While out on cycle patrol of the anti-social behaviour hot spots, I seized a 70CL bottle of Vodka from an underage youth.

"We target ASB hotspots in this way to help keep the Community and young people safe."

It’s illegal for under-18s to buy alcohol anywhere in the UK.

According to DrinkAware, alcohol can be harmful to children and young people, with health risks including acute alcohol poisoning, an increased risk of becoming involved in violence, and damage to still-developing organs like the brain and liver.

The vodka was seized on Wednesday, June 15.