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GMP Salford have placed a dispersal order in South West Lower Broughton after an increase in “gangs of youths” in the area.

The affected area includes Peel Park and the Heath Avenue Estate.

The order will be in place from 5pm yesterday (14th July) and 5pm tomorrow (16th July).

In a Facebook post, GMP Salford said: “Residents of Lower Broughton, due to a recent increase in gangs of youths congregating on the Heath Avenue Estate causing Anti Social Behaviour in the area, a Section 35 Dispersal Order has been authorised for a 48 hour period this will run between 1700 14/07/20 and 1659 16/07/20.

“Any youths congregating will be approached by officers and will be issued a direction to leave notice and a copy of the attached map.

“Anybody who fails to cooperate with the notice and fails to leave or return to the area in the stated time period is liable to be arrested.

“We encourage parents in the area to keep their children away from the area whilst the Dispersal Order is in place.”

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