Women fear using town parks after being subjected to verbal abuse

 

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Concerns have been raised in relation to women being subjected to verbal abuse in Letterkenny parks.

There have been reports women and children are now afraid to avail of the local facilities because they are being exposed to comments of a sexual nature by teenagers loitering in the parks.

Calls have now been made to employ wardens to combat the issue.

Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh has been highlighting the issue, he says if an authoritative presence was in both parks it would put a stop to the anti-social behaviour: