13-year-old Boy is Given ASBO at Ely Youth Court

PUBLISHED: 11:29 13 April 2009 | UPDATED: 10:51 04 May 2010

AN interim ASBO was slapped on a 13-year-old Ely youth this week, to curb his behaviour for the next six weeks. Under the anti-social behaviour order, the teenager is banned from: *being carried on a motorcycle *going into property without the owner s con

AN interim ASBO was slapped on a 13-year-old Ely youth this week, to curb his behaviour for the next six weeks.

Under the anti-social behaviour order, the teenager is banned from:

*being carried on a motorcycle

*going into property without the owner's consent

*possessing or consuming alcohol

*behaving in a way that would cause harassment, alarm, or distress to people in Ely.

City magistrates were told that the boy - who cannot be named for legal reasons -- was sentenced for an offence of criminal damage earlier this month, and his mother was given a parenting order.

He is opposing the implementation of a full ASBO, and the contested hearing is due to be heard at the youth court in Cambridge on May 27.

Asking Ely youth court to impose the interim ASBO, prosecutor Angela Sassoli said: "There has been a continuing course of action, which is ongoing.


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