Leisure facility ban naked use after ‘serious complaint’ made to police
Naked use of a Turkish Baths in North Yorkshire has been banned by council bosses following a ‘serious incident’ at the tourist destination recently.
Visitors to Harrogate Turkish Baths will have to wear swimwear until further notice, according to council officials.
Council chiefs issued an update on the situation today, the Yorkshire Post reported.
In a statement, Harrogate Council said: "Following a complaint at Turkish Baths Harrogate, an operational decision has been made that swimwear is now compulsory at all bathing sessions.
"The complaint related to an incident which due to its serious nature has been reported to the police and is currently being investigated.
"We have a duty of care to our customers and staff members, and in order for all single sex sessions to operate in a safe environment, it has been decided that swimwear must be worn until further notice."
North Yorkshire Police has been cotacted for further details on the ‘serious nature’ of the complaint.