POLICE have imposed a closure order on an address plagued by anti-social behaviour.

The order was secured on a property on Samuel Street, Atherton, for a period of three months from April 4.

Leigh Journal: A closure order has been secured on the addressA closure order has been secured on the address (Image: GMP)

Officers say the address was connected to "numerous reports of anti-social behaviour".

A closure order prohibits access to a property for a specified period and applications must be approved by a magistrates' court.

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In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: "GMP Neighbourhood officers, working in conjunction with the Wigan Council Community Resolution Team, served a full closure order on an address on Samuel Street, Atherton that was connected to numerous reports of anti-social behaviour.

"If you are experiencing anti-social behaviour and criminality in your area you can report this completely anonymously either online or by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."