There is a dispersal zone in place in Southport town centre and seafront today, Friday 5th November 2021 starting at 4:00pm and lasting until 3:59pm on Sunday 7th November. Within this area, police officers or PCSO's have the power (under certain circumstances) to:
• Require anyone to leave the area and prevent them from returning for up to 48 hours.
• Require a person to surrender items that can be used to cause anti-social behaviour.
• Send under 16s home or to a place of safety.
• Arrest anyone who ignores the instruction.
Description of the area Southport … outlined by Marine Drive, Esplanade, Promenade, Coronation Walk, Portland Street, Talbot Street, Eastbank Street, Virginia Street, Southport Railway Station, Hall Street, Hawkshead Street, Queens Road, Park Road, Park Road West, Promenade, Fairway (See map)