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Don't drink too much before going out, urge police

Officers issue 'pre-loading' warning ahead of Christmas party season

Think about how much you're drinking before heading out over the festive period.

That's the plea from the Isle of Man Constabulary ahead of the busy Christmas party season.

Officers are working with the licensed trade, taxi firms and bus service, appealing for party-goers to 'Show Respect' when enjoying the festivities in the coming weeks.

Sergeant Alan Shimmin from the police's alcohol unit is warning of the dangers of pre-loading:

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