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Police begin stop and search after disorder in Deepdale and Ribbleton

Posted on - 20th July, 2019 - 9:47pm | Author - | Posted in - Brookfield, Crime, Deepdale, Fulwood, Preston News, Ribbleton
The area covered by the Section 60 order
The area covered by the Section 60 order

Stop and search powers are in force across a swathe of Deepdale, Fulwood and Ribbleton during Saturday night.

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Preston Police have stepped up patrols after two incidents of disorder.

Both incidents took place in Deepdale and Brookfield during Saturday (20 July) afternoon.

A Section 60 order has been granted which gives police the power to search people or vehicles without suspicion.

A police spokesman said: “This should not overly concern people. It’s not about targeting people, but is about making sure we do all we can to keep people safe.”

Read more: Broadgate to see fourth night of police dispersal powers

The Section 60 order began at 7pm on Saturday (20 July) and runs until 7am on Sunday (21 July).

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