Three brothers from Prescot who were part of a group named as responsible for thefts, threats and intimidation have been made the subject of Anti Social Behaviour Orders.
Liverpool and Knowsley Magistrates Court heard on June 11, 2014 about a number of incidents involving 23-year-old Daniel Yates, of Hughes Avenue, Prescot; 24 year-old Peter Yates and 30-year-old Stephen Yates, both of Kingsway, Prescot.
These included the use of foul, abusive and threatening language and behaviour, thefts from vehicles, criminal damage and harassment throughout the Prescot area.
The brothers are now prohibited from:
(1) Being in the company of each other or named males in any public place or place to which the public have access for payment or otherwise within Prescot or Whiston unless:
(i) Travelling on an uninterrupted journey through the area in a motor vehicle with each other;
(2) Using foul, abusive or threatening language or behaviour towards any person in any place
(3) Entering or being in a defined area of Prescot
(4) Touching or entering any unattended vehicle without the express permission of the owner
(5) Contacting directly or indirectly, or engaging in any conduct that would cause harassment, alarm or distress to named individuals affected by their behaviour.
The ASBO will remain in place until June 10, 2016. If Daniel, Peter or Stephen Yates is found to be in breach of any of the conditions of the ASBO in that time, they are liable for arrest and upon conviction to a term of imprisonment up to five years, a fine, or both.
Anyone with concerns about anti social behaviour in Knowsley should contact either:
Knowsley Council on 0151 443 2000 or report incidents online at www.knowsley.gov.uk/asb
Merseyside Police on 101 (or, in an emergency, 999)
Knowsley Housing Trust on 0151 290 7000.