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Patrols stepped up after violence in Ribbleton and Grange

Posted on - 11th January, 2020 - 5:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Ribbleton
Section 60 boundaries, January 11 2020

Police have stepped up patrols in Ribbleton and Grange tonight (Saturday January 11) after incidents of anti-social behaviour and violence.

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A Section 60 order is in place across the area and officers will be conducting stop and searches on anyone suspected to be involved in violence or disorder, or of carrying weapons.

The order runs from 5pm until 2am

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A spokesperson said: “Due to incidents of violence and anti – social behaviour in the Grange and Ribbleton areas of Preston recently a section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 has been authorised.

“This gives police officer powers to conduct Stop & Search on any persons suspected of being involved in serious violence or being in possession of articles connected with serious violence.

“Preston police will be conducting patrols within the designated area to prevent further incidents & support the local communities.”

If you have information which may help the police, please call 101.  If a crime is taking place call 999.

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