Young people banned from town centre

Young people have been banned from going into a town centre at night unless they are accompanied by an adult in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour.

Police in Barnsley town centre Credit: ITV Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council jointly applied for the order to exclude under 16s entering Barnsley town centre between 9pm and 6am if they are not with an adult.

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