Dispersal order in Old Leigh after more anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order has been put in place in Old Leigh following anti-social behaviour and people refusing to leave the area on Saturday evening.

The order is in place until 9:18pm tonight, Sunday April 25.

It follows reports of a large group of people congregating in the High Street and behaving anti-socially.

The order has been put in place to prevent crime and disorder and prevent people living in the area being harassed, alarmed or distressed.

It gives officers powers to move anyone believed to be behaving anti-socially from the area.

The dispersal order covers the area bounded by Old Leigh High Street and Seawall, Belton Bridge to dead end of Leigh High Street past Bell Wharf up to St Clements Church West to end of Leigh Park Road.

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Mick Ferris

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