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But, even though these off-licences have had a number of warnings before, all they have had is a rap on the knuckles.
And where is the discouragement to stop carrying drugs if those in this sub-culture know that, in the West Midlands, there is a chance they will receive little more than a rap on the knuckles if they are caught?
Michael Cammalleri got called into the coach's office Tuesday morning and received a proverbial rap on the knuckles.