Closure order on Welwyn Garden City flat following suspected drug use
PUBLISHED: 14:52 09 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:52 09 August 2019
A closure order has been placed on a flat in Welwyn Garden City following suspected drug use.
St Albans Magistrates' Court granted the closure order yesterday, on the flat at Cole Green Lane.
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The order, which the police applied for following reports of suspected drug use and dealing and anti-social behaviour at the flat, bars anyone but the resident from entering.
The Welwyn Hatfield Community Safety Unit's PC John Phelan said: "When we receive regular reports of ASB linked to an address we will not hesitate to use a closure order if we believe it will help improve the quality of life for our local communities.
"Drug dealing and ASB will not be tolerated in Welwyn Hatfield and I would urge any residents with concerns to report this to us so we can take appropriate action."
Anyone with information about anti-social behaviour can contact police online at herts.police.uk/Report or by calling the non-emergency number 101.