Burnley police issue dispersal order in response to anti-social behaviour

Police have issued a dispersal order in Burnley this evening following reports of anti-social behavior.

Monday, 5th April 2021, 9:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 6:24 pm

The order gives police the power to tell a person acting in an anti-social manner, or who is likely to act in an anti-social manner, to leave a specified area.

It covers Thurston Street, Belverdere Road, Yorkshire Street, Ormerod Road and Church Street, and will be reviewed at 2am tomorrow (April 6th).

A similar order was put in place in the Woodbine Road area of town over the weekend.

The dispersal order covers the Thursden Road area of Burnley
The dispersal order covers the Thursden Road area of Burnley

A police spokesman said: "There will be a visible police presence in the area to provide reassurance to the public.

"Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting log 1173 of 05/04."