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