Man banned from Whittlesey for five years after a string of alcohol-related offences that scared residents

Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes - Credit: Archant

A man with a string of alcohol-related offences which frightened residents has been banned from Whittlesey for five years.

Mark Barnes, 43, has been issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) banning him from the town centre.

Barnes, of no fixed abode was issued with the CBO at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, October 19.

PC Janine Hagger said: “Barnes was a persistent offender who caused fear and disruption to people living in Whittlesey and in particular Falcon Lane and this CBO will help us to prevent him from impacting on their lives further.

“The order was granted following six months of alcohol related anti-social behaviour. It left residents in fear of him and frightened for their own safety.”

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The conditions of the CBO include:

• Not to enter Whittlesey Town Centre

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• Not to enter Falcon Lane, Whittlesey

• Not to have an open vessel of alcohol in a public place or be drunk in a public place.

The conditions have been imposed for five years with an end date of October 2021.

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