Wisbech shops urged to stop selling Frosty Jack’s cider after rough sleeper’s den discovered in woods

Police discovered a rough sleeper's den in the woods off Harecroft Road.

Police discovered a rough sleeper's den in the woods off Harecroft Road. - Credit: Archant

POLICE chiefs urged shops to stop selling bottles of Frosty Jack’s cider after discovering a rough sleeper’s den in Wisbech.

Empty bottles of Frosty Jack's cider were found nearby.

Empty bottles of Frosty Jack's cider were found nearby. - Credit: Archant

The den was discovered in the woods off Harecroft Road, close to the entrance to the Hudson leisure centre, with a pile of empty bottles of Frosty Jack’s nearby.

Police discovered a rough sleeper's den in the woods off Harecroft Road.

Police discovered a rough sleeper's den in the woods off Harecroft Road. - Credit: Archant

Medication was also recovered.

Empty bottles of Frosty Jack's cider were found nearby.

Empty bottles of Frosty Jack's cider were found nearby. - Credit: Archant

Sgt Dave Bax, Fenland licensing officer, said: “The pictures are shocking and show a number of individuals sleeping rough and consuming large quantities of Frosty Jack’s cider.

“This cider is high strength at 7.5 per cent ABV. It is sold by a number of local shops and some choose to sell these in large quantities to street drinkers.


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“Police would ask all shops in Wisbech still stocking this product to remove it and be responsible licensees.”

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