Blackwood 48 hour Dispersal Order issued

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Blackwood area, there will be a 48 hour Dispersal Order (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) in place from 6pm tonight, Friday 1st February 2019 until 6pm on Sunday 3rd February 2019.

The designated area of the order will include: Blackwood Bus Station, ASDA, McDonalds, High Street, Gordon Road, Woodbine Road, Cliff Road, Bridge Street, Lillian Road, Cefn Road and Pentwyn Road. 

This is to enable officers to remove the likelihood of anti-social behaviour, disorder or crime in the area.

Officers will be operating patrols in 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.

Anyone experiencing anti-social behaviour is asked to call 101 to report it or dial 999 if there is an emergency. You can also Direct Message us on Facebook and Twitter or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.