Shisha lounge closed down by police

A shisha lounge in Birmingham has been closed down by police following reports of ongoing anti-social behaviour at the premises.

Emperor's Shisha Lounge, Birchall Street, Highgate was temporarily closed down in December following three incidents of anti-social behaviour during November and December.

On 2 November around 40 men are believed to have caused damage to the property following a disorder.

On 17 December people from the lounge are believed to have been involved in an incident on Moseley Street, Highgate and on 26 December a further disorder involving a group of men was reported.

Officers applied for a further closure order and following a hearing at at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (9 January) a further three month closure order was granted.

Superintendent Andy Parsons, said: