YOUTHS gathering in Redditch town centre face being ordered to move, after reports of a gang fight near Redditch College in Peakman Street.

Police imposed a dispersal order in the area after an assault at around 4.30pm yesterday.

Around 45 minutes later, a 17-year-old was arrested near to the Sportsmans Arms.

The power allows police and community support officers to force troublemakers to leave.

Increased patrols are also taking place in the area.

The Advertiser recently reported a gang of youths were in a fight in Redditch bus station, allegedly armed with crowbars and knives.

It was reported that knives and crowbars were involved but police said no weapons were found.

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A dispersal order may include confiscation of items (e.g. alcohol) and is available to anyone that appears over 10 years of age.

Failure to comply is a criminal offence and can result in imprisonment and/or a fine.