Bridlington man given ASBO for years of offences

James Finch
James Finch

AN ANTI-SOCIAL Behaviour Order has been granted for 36-year-old James Arthur Finch enforcing a number of conditions restricting his behaviour.

The ASBO has been granted after a series of incidents involving Finch, some of which include assault, harassment, alcohol related public order offences, and criminal damage offences.

Inspector Grant Taylor of Bridlington’s Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “James has been committing these offences in Bridlington for many years now and the ASBO that has been granted will aim to prevent James committing the offences outlined.

“We ask that if any member of the public should see James breaching any of his ASBO conditions report it to us immediately. You can do this by calling Humberside Police on the non-emergency number 101 or 999 in an emergency.”

The order prevents Finch from engaging in behaviour that is likely to cause harrassment, alarm or distress, and that is likely to be threatening, abusive or disruptive.

It also effectively bans him from entering any premises from which he is banned, and stops him from being in possession of an open alcohol container in public anywhere in the Humberside Police force area, except for on licensed premises.

The order bans Finch from most of Bridlington Town Centre between 7pm and 7am on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

The streets included in the order are Chapel Street, King Street, Manor Street, Queen Street, Princes Street, Harbour Road, Cliff Street, Marlborough Terrace, Fort Terrace, Promenade, Victoria Terrace, Esplanade, Cross Street and Princes Parade.

The ASBO has been granted due to the combined efforts of police officers in Bridlington and the anti-social behaviour team at Humberside Police and the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.