Police shut Cambridge flat over drug dealing concerns
A closure order has been issued for a Cambridge flat following reports of drug dealing and anti-social behaviour.
Police enforced the order on Tuesday (June 2) on 9 Grasmere Gardens - close to Chesterton Road - after a successful application to Cambridge Magistrates’ Court.
The force said the action came as a result of reports of frequent anti-social behaviour, drug use as well as county lines drug dealing and criminal activity linked to people visiting the property.
The order allows for the property to be closed for 13 weeks - until September 2. If anyone is found on the premises unlawfully they could be arrested.
PC Steve Girdlestone, of the city north neighbourhood team, said: “There have been persistent reports and information relating to this address which is having a significant negative effect on the lives of those also living in the vicinity.
“A closure order was necessary and the only avenue which will give some respite to the local residents.”
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