PC Sanford said: “There has been intimidation, stone throwing and abuse almost daily from January to April.
“We’ve tried to reason with them, but it hasn’t worked... ”Well, blow me down! Who’d have imagined that, eh?
Blackburn magistrates gave the girls interim Anti-Social Behaviour Orders ahead of a full hearing on next month.I’m sure that’ll work…
They are now banned from acting in an anti-social manner or inciting others to do the same, including making hand gestures, swearing and using abusive, threatening or racist language.
They both have 8pm – 5am curfews unless with their parents.
Both girls are now banned from associating with a number of 15 and 16-year-old girls in their group, each other and the Stafford brothers Paul, 18, and David, 16, who also have ASBOs.
They are also prohibited from entering specific areas of Whitebirk.
Blackburn south east neighbourhood policing Sergeant Mark Cruise added: “It says everything about how their behaviour impacted on local residents when a man wouldn’t put on his lights in the depths of winter because he didn’t want them to know he was at home.”It says quite a lot about the uselessness of our police and justice system too.