POLICE have said a dispersal order will be put in place in the Mandale and Victoria ward areas of Thornaby following numerous reports of antisocial behaviour and criminal activity.

The dispersal order will be put in place from 4pm this evening (Tuesday, September 15) until 4pm on Thursday (September 17) and will cover the areas shown in the map.

Anyone involved in, or believed is likely to become involved in any antisocial behaviour, can be directed to leave this area immediately by a police officer, PCSO or Special Constabulary.

Police have said if you see officers patrolling the area, please feel free to approach them for a chat if you have any concerns or issues to raise.

If you have any information regarding anti-social behaviour in this area, please call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.