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Stay safe during Euro 2012
Police are warning people that they will crack down on any unruly behaviour during Euro 2012.
The tournament starts today, with England starting their group matches on Monday when they face France.
Chief Inspector Melanie Crowther, who is leading the policing operation for Euro 2012, said: "While the summer of 2012 is packed with major events, we are making sure there will be a high-profile policing presence in our town and city centres throughout Euro 2012, particularly on the days England are playing.
"We want everyone to enjoy themselves, but we'll be cracking down on any alcohol-related violence or disorder and making sure town centres are safe for all local residents, whether they are interested in the football or not.
"West Mercia Police is working with publicans, off-licenses and supermarkets to ensure that alcohol is sold responsibly and individuals need to take personal responsibility for their actions and be aware of the effect they may have on other people and the wider community.
"An unfortunate consequence of international matches is the increase in domestic abuse - it is a serious crime that should not and will not be tolerated. We are trying to get the message across to victims that they should not suffer in silence and they need to blow the whistle on domestic abuse.
"We work closely with partners to provide support for victims, encourage them to report abuse and effectively prosecute offenders. If you or somebody you know needs confidential help or advice, call the domestic abuse helpline on 0800 783 1359 or you can also call the police on 101."