Police seize £1,300 and make 27 stops checks in Fleetwood as patrols stepped up

Police in Fleetwood have carried out 27 stop checks and seized £1,300 in cash from an individual which is suspected of being the proceeds of crime, as patrols are stepped up.

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 7:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 7:06 pm
Police have stepped up patrols in Fleetwood

The extra patrols follow the authorisation of a Section 60 order, put in place in Fleetwood yesterday evening and today, following several incidents of anti-social behaviour in the town.

Police said: "This follows several incidents of anti-social behaviour and disorder involving weapons – behaviour which we will not tolerate, nor accept.

"We want residents to feel reassured and not duly concerned by the increased police presence.

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"We believe the incidents are targeted and there is not thought to be a threat to the wider public.

"If you have any concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to one of our officers."