06/08/2019

Closure Order Issued to Tenants of Hartlepool Property

Officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team executed a closure order at a property on Charterhouse Street yesterday following issues with drugs and anti-social behaviour.

Hartlepool Closure Order The closure order was made in partnership with Hartlepool Borough Council and Cleveland Fire Brigade.

Sergeant Adrian Dack from Hartlepool Community Safety Team, said: “This closure order was conducted as part of Operation Phoenix and is a great example of a partnership approach to improving our communities.

“I have been out speaking with local residents regarding the closure order and they are relieved that we have removed the tenants from the area as they were causing a lot of distress.

“I would like to take this opportunity to say that further closure orders will be made as part of our summer long operation to improve public service, help vulnerable people, tackle serious violence and prevent crime.”

Anyone with information on drugs activity in their local area is asked to contact police on 101 or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/?fbclid=IwAR1TNwgLLQQldTAoA8HagoXEvfLINOQp9spZd-EyjHzhC2pXzL6Re1T7srI