New police powers target gangs

Police are using controversial 'dispersal' powers to enforce a three month ban on gangs of youths congregating in a seaside town in Kent.

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Clampdown on rowdy youths

VIDEO: New 'dispersal' powers allow officers to react fast to complaints of anti-social behaviour in Albion Road, Margate. But civil rights groups say it's an inappropriate use of police powers, potentially criminalising young people who have not broken the law. Sarah Saunders reports.

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