Magistrates have approved a closure order for an address in Downton following “high number of incidents involving anti-social behaviour”.
Wiltshire Police, working closely with Wiltshire Council applied for the order preventing people from visiting the property in Wick Lane.
Only the occupant, local authority representatives and the emergency services are legally allowed to enter the address. Other visitors face being arrested.
PC James Barrett said: “It is clear that these ongoing incidents of anti-social behaviour are having an increasingly detrimental effect on those living nearby. We have worked closely with Wiltshire Council on this application and I am pleased that it has been approved by magistrates”.
“Officers will continue to carry out regular visits to the address as well as high visibility patrols to ensure the order is being adhered to over the coming months.”
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