Dispersal order issued following anti-social behaviour in Frodsham
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Officers working to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Frodsham have issued a dispersal order.
Police will be using dispersal orders banning anyone from the town for up to 48 hours to prevent disorder.
The dispersal order has been imposed under Section 34 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, dispersal orders make it an offence for anyone to return to a specific area for up to 48 hours.
The area covered by the order is highlighted in the mapped area. The map is provided to anyone issued with a direction to leave.
The powers are in place from 6pm today (Monday 6 March) until 5.59pm on Wednesday 8 March.
Officers will also be deployed at key hotspot areas in order to disrupt ASB activity.
Inspector Brian Green said: “We have seen an increase of anti-social behaviour in the area and I want to be clear that we are doing all we can to stamp out this crime in Frodsham.
“We know that anti-social behaviour can have a devastating impact on neighbourhoods, and I want to be clear that we will do all we can locate those responsible and robustly deal with those found to be committing this crime.
“Officers will be patrolling key areas around the town and I would urge anyone with concerns to please approach an officer.
“I would also urge anyone who has children in the town to be fully aware of where they are and educate them about the consequences of committing anti-social behaviour and how it won’t just affect them but also their family and those around them.
“I’d like to thank the public for raising issues with anti-social behaviour to us, this helps us not only take appropriate action to address the issues but also to build a picture of the activity around us.”
Anyone with information about anti-social behaviour in their area is urged to contact Cheshire Police via the Cheshire Police website or call 101.