Kilburn gets new dispersal zone to stamp out yobbish behaviour
Council and police received 157 complaints from residents and businesses
A NEW dispersal zone has came into force this week following complaints of anti-social behaviour by residents and businesses.
The rder, which runs until September 21, will allow police officers and PCSOs to move on individuals in the Kilburn area.
Brent Council and the police received 157 complaints over the last six months aboutdrug dealing, fighting, theft, threats made with weapons, and other anti-social behaviour in the area.
A police spokeswoman said: “We are responding to concerns of residents in the area and are working with the council to resolve these issues. We hope this dispersal order gives us the means to improve the quality of life for the local community.”
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People moved on from the dispersal area will be arrested if they return within 24 hours and risk three months imprisonment or a fine of up to �2,500.
The dispersal zone stretches from Queens Park Station to Kilburn High Road Stationn and along the Brent-Westminster border to Shirland Road and back up to Queens Park Station.
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