ASBO after park intimidation

Mansfield District Council has secured an ASBO against a 40-year-old man who has repeatedly been aggressive to council officials, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and members of the public.

Sean Taylor, of no fixed abode, was made the subject of the order by Mansfield magistrates, after a series of incidents involving threats, harassment, foul language and being drunk.

During a six-month period Taylor was verbally abusive to anti-social behaviour officers, Neighbourhood Wardens and PCSOs. He harassed and intimidated members of the public on Titchfield Park and threatened to throw two anti-social behaviour officers into the river on Titchfield Park.

Now Taylor is banned from acting in a manner that causes harassment, alarm or distress. He is also banned from drinking in the street, or in an open place within the district of Mansfield, and must not enter Titchfield Park.

The ASBO was granted for a period of two years and will expire on 28th September. Coun Mick Barton, Portfolio Holder for Public Protection at Mansfield District Council, said: “This individual has carried out a series of anti-social, threatening and intimidating acts which could have placed members of the public in real danger.”

l Anyone who sees Sean Taylor breaking the terms of his ASBO is asked to contact Mansfield Police on 0300 300 9999 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.