Dispersal order for the Bay after anti-social and violent incidents

June 11, 2021

North Wales Police are implementing a Dispersal Order in Colwyn Bay from 6pm today (Friday) until 5am on Sunday 13th June as a result of several anti-social behaviour incidents which have occurred in recently days.

Last weekend a wounding offence was committed, which led to two police officers being assaulted and a teenage boy receiving a head injury requiring hospital treatment.

Under the order, police can ask a group of two or more people to leave the dispersal area shown in the image and not return to it within 24 hours.

If you are aged under 16 and in the dispersal area without the supervision of an adult after 9pm, the police may take you home. 

If you return to the area after being asked to leave by the police, you will be arrested if seen. Police have stated that failure to comply is a criminal offence and those breaching the order may be charged and taken to court,

Parents are being asked to make sure that their teenagers and young adults are clear about this order and the possible consequences of ignoring the rules.