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Dispersal order granted following reported ‘unlicensed rave’ in Hackney

PUBLISHED: 09:51 08 June 2020 | UPDATED: 09:51 08 June 2020

Hackney police officers have been granted a dispersal order. Picture: Met Police

Hackney police officers have been granted a dispersal order. Picture: Met Police

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Police have received additional powers to disperse crowds after an alleged unlicensed rave in Hackney.

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A dispersal order was put in place around E5, Upper Clapton, from 4pm on June 6 until 4pm today (June 8).

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This means officers can make anyone leave the area or face arrest.

It was granted under Section 34 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, following reports of an unlicensed music event.


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