POLICE officers were called to a group of around 100 youngsters in Eastbourne causing both anti-social behaviour and crime and disorder.

Whilst there, Officers seized large amounts of alcohol and utilised powers under the public space protection order (which is a joint power with EBC and the Police reform act) in order to efficiently and robustly disperse the group. 

They have not revealed the location, but the incident was in the last week.

“Left un-tackled; we know that anti-social behaviour (ASB) can have a devastating impact on local communities and individuals. 

Many ASB offences can become serious issues for local residents and businesses; whilst our patrols continue, we would also like to take the time to thank residents for reporting issues in their communities, and encourage residents to continue reporting incidents of ASB, drug use, crime and disorder to us at the time. 

• Click: Report crimes online and access a library of crime prevention advice and support. 

• Call: 101 when you don’t require an urgent response, or cannot report online – In an emergency always call 999. 

• Connect: Visit us face-to-face at your nearest police station or contact point. “