Posted: Fri 2nd Mar 2018

Police issue Flint Dispersal Notice for this weekend following increase in anti social behaviour

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Mar 2nd, 2018

North Flintshire Policing Team have issued a Dispersal Order in part of Flint for this weekend following a recent rise in anti social behaviour.

The notice which covers Flint Retail Park, gives police the power to disperse individuals or groups causing or likely to cause anti-social behaviour in public places. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police Officers and 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 4. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson for North Flintshire Policing team said;

“Owing to an increase in reported incidents of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Flint area, an Inspector has authorised a Dispersal Notice. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The notice allows Police Officers or PCSOs to direct any person who is acting or may act in an Anti-Social manner to leave a specified area for a period of time. Failure to comply with this may result in an arrest. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Parents please don’t let your children fall foul of this legislation this weekend. Do you know where they are, who they are with and what they are doing? ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you see our Officers out around Flint tonight come and say hi!” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you are worried about anti-social behaviour in your area call police on 101. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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