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Street Drinking and Anti-social Behaviour Frome Town centre

Frome NPT have had a number of reports regarding people drinking Alcohol in Frome Town Centre, leads to anti-social behaviour. We remain committed to dealing with such reports. As a result of the reports received we have taken a proactive approach to deal with these issues. We are increasing patrols in the area and continue to engage and educate individuals located. The town centre is covered by a Public Spaces Protection Order which means a person in a restricted area who fails to stop consuming intoxicating substances when directed by an authorised person or who fails to surrender intoxicating substances in their possession to an authorised person commits an offence. For more information on this please look at this link https://www.mendip.gov.uk/media/21729/PSPO-ASB-Street-Drinking-Dog-Fouling-district-wide/pdf/PSPO___ASB_Street_Drinking__Dog_Fouling_-_district_wide.pdf?m=636939625266300000 . We encourage members of the public to continue to report incidents of Anti-social behaviour in the area via 101 or online via this page.

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  • Friday 24th July, 2020

    A Section 34 Dispersal Order was in place over the weekend of the 5pm 24th July to 5pm 26th July. This was a in place for 48 hours. It provides officers with a power to disperse persons and prevent them from returning within the 48 hours. If they return with in that time they commit an offence for which they can be prosecuted

  • Saturday 11th July, 2020

    2 males were issued with dispersal notices on the morning of the 11th July not to return to the area for 48hours. These 2 males returned to the area latter that area and were arrested for breaching their notices.

  • Friday 10th July, 2020

    A Section 34 Dispersal Order was in place over the weekend from 5pm 10th July to 5pm 12th July. This was a in place for 48 hours. It provides officers with a power to disperse persons and prevent them from returning within the 48 hours. If they return with in that time they commit an offence for which they can be prosecuted

  • Wednesday 8th July, 2020

    Patrols of the town centre continue. Groups of people have been spoken to and advised on the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).

  • Wednesday 8th July, 2020

    A Section 34 Dispersal Order was in place over the weekend of the 4 and 5th July. This was a in place for 48 hours. It provides officers with a power to disperse persons and prevent them from returning within the 48 hours. If they return with in that time they commit an offence for which they can be prosecuted.

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