Police widen area for car meet dispersal order

Crime / Sun 24th Sep 2023 at 07:40am

A DISPERSAL order is currently in place across Harlow and EppingForest following concerns relating to car meets.  

A police spokesperson said: “We have received a number of calls relating to car meets in #Loughton consisting of between 150 and 200 vehicles.

We’ve also had reports of smaller car meets in #Abridge and #Chigwell. 

The events are causing disruption in the areas and, in order to reduce the risk of further anti-social behaviour in the areas, a dispersal order has been put in place.

It covers the areas shown in the two maps and defined as the whole of Harlow and Epping Forest District, including the towns of Harlow, Epping, Ongar, Loughton, and the surrounding villages within these specified areas.

The district of Harlow includes River way, Church Langley, Old Harlow, and Harlow Town Centre.

The district of Epping Forest includes Epping, Ongar, Loughton, and the surrounding villages.   

The order gives officers the power to instruct anyone suspected of causing antisocial behaviour to leave the area and not return within 48 hours. 

The order will remain in place until 9pm on Sunday 24 September. 

“The dispersal order commenced at midnight”.

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2 Comments for Police widen area for car meet dispersal order:

2023-09-24 07:53:16

Lock em up Crush their cars

Bruce Downey
2023-09-24 08:31:21

Ah, breaker one-nine, this here’s the Rubber duck..you gotta copy on me, Pig Pen, c’mon? ‘cause we got a little ol’ convoy..

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