Humberside Police has released a statement following this week’s national and local coverage of a convicted sex offender living in Bridlington.
A police spokesperson said: “Humberside Police are aware of community tension in the Bridlington area in relation to the national and local media exposure of a convicted sex offender living in the town.
“Police are monitoring the situation in the area and on social media. People are advised not to escalate the situation with any vigilante acts.
“Police will take action against any criminality in connection with the incident.”