Dispersal orders issued by Chesterfield police

Chesterfield police have issued two dispersal orders so far this week.

Saturday, 15th May 2021, 2:35 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th May 2021, 2:37 pm

Chesterfield Town Centre Safer Neighbourhood Team has been granted powers to issue the orders under the Policing Act 2014.

A team spokesperson said: “This week we have been issuing dispersal orders to individuals who are likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to members of the public.

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“Failure to comply with the dispersal direction will render the individuals liable to arrest and prosecution.

“Two dispersal orders were issued this week so far.”

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