Police in Bradwell will be heading out on increased patrols to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area.
Officers from the Hathersage Safer Neighbourhood Team will be tackling the issue following reports of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage around the youth shelter on Beggars Plot in Bradwell.
Residents raised the issue after rubbish littered the area and graffiti was written on the shelter.
PCSO Anthony Boswell from the Hathersage SNT said: “We will be carrying out increased patrols in the area to monitor the situation and inquiries into the matter are currently ongoing.
“The youth shelter is there for people to enjoy however this is being damaged by graffiti and litter being discarded around the shelter.
“We will be speaking to groups of youths in the community about how ASB and how it can affect residents living in the surrounding area.
“We would like to encourage anyone with any information to contact us so that we can tackle this issue without it leading to charges for criminal damage.”
To report anti-social behaviour in your community call police on 101, the non-emergency number for Derbyshire police.