Dispersal Order in Newport in place for the next 48 hours

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Maesglas area of Newport, there will be a 48 hour Dispersal Order (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) in place.

The designated area of the order will include:

Maesglas Shops (front and rear).
The lane that runs between Maesglas Avenue and Bideford Road.
The Community Centre off Bideford Road.
Maesglas Avenue, the main road and the rear lane.
200 metres around the Sheppard's chip shop including the bus stop on Old Cardiff Road.
Maesglas Primary School Maesglas Community Centre

The order started at 1pm today, Thursday 15th June and will be in place for 48 hours.

Officers will be patrolling the area and will have the authority to direct anyone behaving anti-socially away from the area. If they return to that area after being moved on, they face being arrested.

Please report any anti-social activity to 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.