South East Wales

Drivers warned over lollipop patrols in Maesteg

Drivers have been warned they face hefty penalties for failing to stop for lollipop patrols following a rise in near misses at a school in Maesteg.

Police said incidents outside Cwmfelin Primary School, Bridgend county, had increased over recent months.

There had also been verbal abuse at those carrying out the patrols.

South Wales Police PSCO Julie Banks said: "The message is clear. Stop means Stop. There is no point taking risks for the sake of a few seconds."

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