Police issue dispersal notices to youths in Weymouth

Police issue dispersal notices to youths in Weymouth

Published by Mike Draper at 8:08am 12th July 2020.

Weymouth and Portland police took action after they found youths causing issues in and around in the town, plus, they had to deal with a large gathering at Sandsfoot Castle.

Six dispersal notices were issued during the day on Saturday 11th July.

These were orders to leave the town and beach area for a period of 12 hours.

If any of those issued with a notice were then seen again, they could have been arrested.

A busy afternoon and early evening. The team spent several hours dealing with youths who were causing issues in and...

Posted by Weymouth & Portland Police on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Police officers were also called out to reports of a large gathering of youths at Sandsfoot Castle.

Those who didn't immediately leave were talked to and told to move on, taking their rubbish with them.

We're not just patrolling the town. We've just been up to Sandsfoot Castle in response to a call about a large gathering...

Posted by Weymouth & Portland Police on Saturday, July 11, 2020

On their Facebook site, Weymouth and Portland Police issued a warning that the sun may be shining, but they will remain out and about patrolling those hot spots known for anti-social behaviour.