Officers issued a dispersal notice and arrested a man as they attempt to tackle antisocial behaviour in Yeovil.
Extra patrols were called to Roseberry Avenue area yesterday (August 4)) following reports of antisocial behaviour.
The Yeovil Neighbourhood Policing Team was then forced to issue a dispersal order in the town centre, which included areas of Newton Road and Wyndham Hill.
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The order came as a result of “persistent” disorder and was issued for 48 hours.
Police also arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with the reports of antisocial behaviour.
Avon and Somerset Police said that enquiries into the matter are ongoing.
Yeovil neighbourhood inspector Elaine Costanza said: “We fully understand the concern such issues cause and are committed to working with the local community to tackle them.
“High visibility patrols are in place today (August 5) and officers will be engaging with members of the public.”
A force spokesperson said: “A 48-hour dispersal order was issued in Yeovil Town Centre yesterday (Wednesday 4 August) following increased reports of anti-social behaviour and disorder in the area.
“This includes the areas of Newton Road and Wyndham Hill.”
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