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Police to work with OFT to 'test standards' of licensed retailers

Young volunteers to take part in 'challenge 25' exercise

Manx police are set to work with the Office of Fair Trading to test the standards of Island retailers selling goods such as alcohol, tobacco, and fireworks.

As part of the exercise, young volunteers will be sent into businesses to try and buy the age-restricted items - and note if they're challenged on their age, or not.

Sgt Alan Shimmin is from the Isle of Man Constabulary's Firearms and Alcohol Licensing Unit:

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