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UK council bans sex in medieval church grounds

A council in central England was forced to issue an injunction to stop drunken locals cavorting in a historic church cemetery.

Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Police acted after receiving reports of men and women having booze-fueled sex sessions in the grounds of 607-year-old St. Mary's Church, the Birmingham Mail reported.

Officials have now issued a Section 222 order, which means that anyone caught having sex in public could be fast-tracked to jail.

Christine Williams, local park manager, said, "If any of them come to the church gates now, I can call a number whereas before we were having to get in touch with the police and we couldn't always get through."

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