It is an offence to consume alcohol on the streets around Old Trafford and in Manchester City Centre.This includes drinking from cans and bottles.If you are asked to stop drinking by a Police Officer and refuse then you could be subject to arrest or £80 fixed penalty notice. This also includes unopened cans or bottles if the officer believes you will drink them on the street. Police officers will be enforcing this Bye Law. 

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