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Curfew imposed in Norwood, St James

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 9:10 AM

A 48-hour curfew has been imposed in the Norwood in the St James Police Division.

The curfew began at 3 o'clock this morning and will remain in effect until 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22.

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

The required boundaries are:

NORTH:     Along  an imaginary line approximately 1,143 metres from East Alantic Drive to Rough Road at the eastern boundary.
 
EAST:     Along  an imaginary line approximately 450 metres from Rough Road to the vegetated area vicinity Mahogony Close and Pimento Drive at the southern boundary.

SOUTH:     Along an imaginary line approximately 1,095 metres from  the vegetated area vicinity Mahogony Close and Pimento Drive to Hart Boulevard, Middle Road and Top Road at the western boundary. 

WEST:     Along an imaginary line approximately 1,127 metres from Hart Boulevard to East Alantic Drive at the northern boundary. 

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries of the curfew are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the ground commander.

Norwood has been seeing an increase in violence over the past few weeks.

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