Shop in Brent sold bottle of whisky to 11-year-old boy

This bottle of whiskey was sold to a boy of just 11 (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council)

This bottle of whiskey was sold to a boy of just 11 (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council) - Credit: Archant

A shop in Brent is facing legal action after it sold a bottle of whisky to a boy aged just 11.

Officers seized illegal cigarettes (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council)

Officers seized illegal cigarettes (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council) - Credit: Archant

The store was caught out breaking the law by Brent Council’s trading standard officers during a crackdown on Wednesday.

As part of the day-long operation they carried out a number of sting operations to find shops that were happy to sell alcohol to under 18s.

Illegal DVDs were confiscated (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council)

Illegal DVDs were confiscated (pic: Twitter@Brent_Council) - Credit: Archant

Officers also seized illegal cigarettes that failed to carry mandatory health warnings and unclassified DVDs from shops across Brent.

Brent Council tweeted about the officers’ progress throughout the day using the hashtag #OurDay.