Police impose dispersal order in Theydon Bois to prevent illegal rave

A dispersal order has been put in place in response to an illegal rave being held in a field at the end of Forest Drive, Theydon Bois this evening, Saturday July 11.

Large numbers of people were reported attending the field at around 10pm this evening.

The dispersal powers are in place until 11am Sunday July 12. It gives officers the power to direct anyone in the area pictured on the map above to leave and not to return for the period the order is in place.

Anyone who was thinking of attending the area is advised against doing so.

Unlicensed events such as this put people’s health and safety at risk. Large gatherings are not permitted under current government guidance.

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Mick Ferris

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