ANTI-social teenage yobs in Newton Abbot have this evening, Monday, been read the riot act by local police.

‘Following repeated reports this evening about anti social behaviour in the town centre we have put in place a Section 35 Dispersal Order covering the outlined parts of ,’ Newton Abbot Police report on their Facebook page.

‘These orders give the police additional powers to deal with people acting in an anti-social manner.

‘A number of children aged between 12 and 15 have currently been given dispersal notices this evening, their behaviour is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.

‘Our residents and communities deserve to enjoy the places they live and not feel worried about going out or being a victim of anti-social behaviour.'