How police are taking action in Clay Cross to tackle anti-social behaviour

Police have introduced a dispersal order in Clay Cross after an increase in yobbish behaviour in the town.

By Michael Broomhead
Sunday, 18th April 2021, 10:53 am

The order started on Friday night and ends at 6pm on Sunday.

A spokesperson for Clay Cross Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “Due to lots of recent anti-social behaviour, an increase in calls for service and concerns from local residents in Clay Cross, a Section 34 dispersal order under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 has been authorised.

Police have released this picture of the dispersal order zone.

“This gives us the power to disperse anyone within the map of Clay Cross (as pictured) causing anti-social behaviour or likely to contribute towards anti-social behaviour, out of the mapped area or to their home address.

“If you need any more details, flag us down and we would love to have a chat with you.”

Residents have taken to social media to raise concerns about anti-social behaviour in Clay Cross – and call for the dispersal order to extend beyond Sunday.

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