48-hour dispersal order introduced in South Yorkshire town centre

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Police have this evening introduced a 48-hour dispersal order in a South Yorkshire town centre.

The Section 35 dispersal order was introduced in Wath-upon-Dearne town centre, and means specific individuals targeted by police will not be able to legally return to the area.

The order aims to crack down on anti-social behaviour, and punishments for breaching the order range from a fine to a three-month prison sentence.

Members of the reformed writing club Savage, pictured at Temple Works (Temple Mill), on Marshall Street, Holbeck, Leeds. Pictured (left to right) Robert St-John Smith, Peter Etherington, Heather Lloyd, Phil Kirby, Maria Protopapadaki-Smith (correct), Ivor Tymchak and Jamie Newman.

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