55-year-old homeless man banned from Morecambe town centre

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A man from Morecambe has been given a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).

Andrew Phimister, 55, of no fixed address, has been given the CBO as a result of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage in and around the town centre area.

Phimister has been given the CBO at Lancaster Magistrates Court today (July 11 2024) with the following conditions:

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*Prohibited from entering Morecambe Town Centre as bounded by Regent Road, Westgate and Broadway.

Andrew Phimister has been banned from Morecambe town centre for two years.Andrew Phimister has been banned from Morecambe town centre for two years.
Andrew Phimister has been banned from Morecambe town centre for two years.

*Not to contact the police on the 999 or 101 unless genuine and immediate need for emergency police attendance.

PC Katie Foster said: "We welcome this order being granted.

“I hope this result gives the community and businesses of Morecambe a some reassurance. We do not tolerate anti-social behaviour and criminal activity.”

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Op Centurion is a county-wide crackdown on anti-social behaviour, led by Lancashire Constabulary and backed by Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, delivering his

priority of getting tough on anti-social behaviour, with the support of our partners.

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw said: “I want to strengthen Op Centurion to combat anti-social behaviour and make sure that this is a priority across

Lancashire, in ASB hotspots and beyond.

“Offenders must know crimes, even low-level ones, will be punished.

“I'm committed to supporting Lancashire Constabulary, and scrutinising decisions made to ensure the residents of Lancashire are getting the policing service they deserve.”