Doncaster man banned from all contact with children under 16

A man has been banned from entering Haig Crescent for three years as part of a court injunction
A man has been banned from entering Haig Crescent for three years as part of a court injunction

A Doncaster man has been banned from all contact with children under the age of 16 as part of a court injunction to prevent 'unacceptable anti-social and problematic behaviour'.

Josh Holland, aged 18, of Cherry Grove, Rossington, agreed to abide by the terms of the three-year injunction, which was granted at Doncaster County Court after an application by South Yorkshire Police.

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The order bans him from contacting, directly or indirectly, anyone under the age of 16 except his own children or siblings, including step-children and step siblings.

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He is also allowed to have contact with children with the permission of their parent, guardian or social services if they are in care.

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But he must not act or encourage others to act in an anti-social manner, which causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to others.

He is also banned from approaching, threatening, intimidating or communicating directly or indirectly with a named female, whose identity has not been made public but who is aware of th ban.

Holland is also banned from entering Haig Crescent in Rossington, Doncaster.

PC Paul Setterfield, of South Yorkshire Police, said: "We have worked hard with our partners at Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to bring about this injunction and I would like to reassure the local community that we will continue to take action that prevents unacceptable anti-social and problematic behaviour."