Closure order issued at King’s Lynn address
The property in Hillington Square has been closed for two months following reports to police of drug use, violence and anti-social behaviour.
Police had received 23 calls reporting the incidents between October 2015 and May 2016.
Sergeant Donna Wiseman, King's Lynn Operational Partnership Team, said: 'Norfolk Constabulary and partners are committed to reducing anti-social behaviour that has a debilitating effect on neighbours and the local neighbourhood.
'Residents should be reassured that police will continue to work with partner agencies to ensure people enjoy a good quality of life and not have to suffer the problems associated with drug usage.'
The closure order made under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 was granted at King's Lynn Magistrates Court on May 26 at the request police officers, West Norfolk Council and other partner agencies.
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Robert Clarke, director of housing at Freebridge Community Housing, explained it works with partners to tackle anti-social behaviour.
'We fully support the action being taken on this case,' he said.
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Brian Long, West Norfolk Council Leader and Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: 'The Operational Partnership Team reviewed all the complaints and evidence and looked at all the available options before concluding that the most effective and robust approach was to secure a Closure Order on the property so that further issues related to drug use at the property could be prevented.'