Posted: Fri 9th Mar 2018

Police ‘dispersal order’ in place this weekend in Holywell Town to combat anti-social behaviour.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Mar 9th, 2018

North Flintshire policing team have implemented a Dispersal Order in Holywell Town this weekend in a bid to crackdown on anti social behaviour.

The notice which covers most of the town gives police the power to disperse individuals or groups causing or likely to cause anti-social behaviour in public places. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police Officers and designated PCSOs will be able to ask a person to leave an area and not return for up to 48 hours, the direction can be given to anyone over the age of 10. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers will be able to return children under 16 years of age home or to another place of safety, if they are behaving anti-socially and are not accompanied by an adult, failure to comply with the Dispersal Order is a criminal offence. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Dispersal Notice will be in place from 3pm Friday to 12.01am on Sunday, March 11. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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A spokesperson for North Flintshire police said on their facebook page: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Holywell residents. Back by popular demand your local Inspector has authorised a dispersal order around Holywell Town again as part of the effort to combat anti-social behaviour. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The attached map (above) shows the exclusion zone and it is in effect from 15:00hrs today until 00:01hrs Sunday morning. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Please help us combat Anti Social Behaviour this weekend. Do you know where your children are and what they are up to?” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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