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Stop and search in place after trouble in Deepdale involving youths and weapons

Posted on - 12th June, 2021 - 9:13pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Fishwick, Lancashire Police, Preston News, St Matthews
Section 60 map Pic: Preston Police
The area covered by the Section 60 Pic: Preston Police

A Section 60 order is in place covering Grange, Fishwick, Deepdale and St Matthews.

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It follows various incidents of disorder in the Deepdale area earlier today (Saturday 12 June), which involved a group of youths and weapons.

The order was authorised by Lancashire Police at 3.45pm and will remain in place until the early hours of the morning.

It gives officers the power to stop and search anyone in the area.

Read more: Man brandished a weapon in Ribbleton road rage incident

PS Emma Walker from Preston Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “This order is to keep you, the community safe. There is no suggestion at this time that there is any risk to the wider community.

“Preston Police want to keep you safe and be reassured that there will be additional resources in the area this evening.”


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