POLICE have taken action today to try to prevent drunken revelry by visitors to York.

Officers tweeted that they had been intercepting revellers as they arrived at York railway station 'on this glorious sunny day, making sure people aren’t drinking open containers of alcohol.'

They said Operase was in place to combat drunken fuelled anti social behaviour, crime and violence within the city centre.

They added that the city team of officers was available on patrol in the city centre, showing a high visibility presence, working with York BID Rangers, British Transport Police, Street Angels and York Rescue Boat.