East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has urged parents to know the whereabouts of their teenagers when they are not at home.
Mr. Beggs was speaking following a report of police being called to a Carrick fast food restaurant on Saturday night.
The PSNI said that police in Carrick dealt with a large group of teenagers who were causing anti-social behaviour.
Mr. Beggs added: “All parents of teenage children need to know where your children are, who are they with and what are they doing?
“The relatively small proportion of young people involved in anti-social behaviour risk getting a criminal record that could affect their life and even their ability to travel overseas.”
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“Think of your children and think of the members of the community that are being abused.”