48 hour Dispersal Order placed in Ystrad Mynach area

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Ystrad Mynach area, there will be a 48 hour Dispersal Order (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) in place from Friday 20th July until Sunday 22nd July.

The designated area of the order will include: A472, Caerphilly Road, Cedar Way, Pine Grove, Trinity Close, Pen-y-Cae, Heol Brynteg, Trinity Fields School, Ystrad Mynach Park, Ystrad Mynach Bowls Club, Ystrad Mynach tennis courts, Commercial Street, Central Street, Church Street, Lisburn Road, Bedwlwyn Road, Siloh Square, Oakfield Street, High Street, Pengam Road, Penalta Road, Beech Embankment, The Walk, Dilwyn Avenue, The Avenue, Pantycelyn Street, Ystrad Mynach Railway Station, Hengoed cycle path, and all public spaced and thoroughfares contained within the boundary designated on the attached map.

The order starts at 5pm on Friday 20th July and will be in place for 48 hours.

Officers will be operating high visibility patrols in the area and will have the authority to direct anyone behaving anti-socially away from the area. If they return to that area after being moved on, they face being arrested.

PC Greg Turley said: "This order is in place to combat continuing anti- social behaviour and disorderly behaviour in the Ystrad Mynach Park area and the streets listed. 

"We've experienced a recent increase in calls associated with youth congregating, acting anti socially and committing acts of criminal damage. We will be operating high visibility patrols in the area to maintain public safety and to take swift action against anyone committing offences.

“Anyone experiencing anti-social behaviour is asked to call 101 to report it or dial 999 if there is an emergency. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."