Dispersal order imposed in Southend city centre

A dispersal order has been put in place in Southend-on-Sea, giving police the power to move people away from the area. They can be arrested if they do not comply or return to that area within a certain time-period.

The order is in place from 2pm today, until 6am tomorrow, Sunday May 8 and covers the city centre area south of Queensway and north of Western Esplanade and Marine Parade as shown in the map above.

If you have concerns about anti-social behaviour in your local area, you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm. Alternatively call 101.

Always call 999 in an emergency.

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Mick Ferris

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