Fencing has been installed next to a Leeds betting shop after complaints to stop people drinking at the site and using it as a toilet.
Police met with bosses from Betfred, on Harehills Road in Harehills, after what they said was “a lot of complaints about people drinking and urinating”.
A spokesman for the Leeds inner east neighbourhood policing team said: “The company quickly installed fencing and three weeks later residents have reported a marked drop in problems.”
Harehills is covered by a designated public place order (DPPO), banning drinking in public.
Police regularly patrol the area to confiscate booze. Persistent offenders can be fined or arrested.