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Beggar banned from Doncaster town centre

Doncaster town centre.
Doncaster town centre.

A beggar has been banned from Doncaster town centre.

The man was slapped with an order prohibiting him from visiting the town centre for a 24 hour period.

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In a message sent out on Sunday, May 27, police community support officer Andy Ireland, of the Doncaster Central Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "A male who was sat begging in the town centre has been given a 24 hour ban from the town centre.

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"The male who is not homeless but would like members of the public to think he is. (He) was not happy with the decision.

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"If you would like to donate money to the genuine homeless please give to one of the many registered charities."