Police have placed a dispersal order across Platt Bridge.
In a statement, GMP Leigh, Atherton & Hindley said:
In response to recent incidents of crime and anti-social behaviour involving young people, Dispersal Powers have also been authorised for the Platt Bridge and Spring View areas this evening under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.
The powers will be in force in the area pictured on the map between 4pm on Friday 5th November 2021 and 3am on Saturday 6th November 2021.
The powers allow officers to direct any person in a public place within the designated area to leave and not return during the period in question. Failing to comply with the direction is a criminal offence.
Officers will be out this evening conducting enforcement.