MERSEYSIDE Police has been dealing with various incidents of anti-social behaviour overnight in New Ferry. 

On Saturday evening (March 18), the Force said they had escorted a number of children back to their homes following reports from members of the public.

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "We have returned four youths home to their parents in Bebington, Rock Ferry and New Ferry.

"Reports to social services, schools and housing providers are being completed.

"It is often a breach of social housing providers tenancy agreements, if anyone from the household is involved in anti-social behaviour.

"We will work with partner agencies to target those responsible and will pursue all legal options available."