“We will continue to monitor the situation and take appropriate action to make sure these issues are not just displaced elsewhere.”
“We will not tolerate behaviour that blights the lives of others, and this latest action should serve as a clear warning to those who think they can persist in making peoples’ lives a misery.
If residents see people involved in anti-social behaviour in the communal areas they should report it to the police on 101 or to Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team on 0113 222 4402.
The Operation Leodis team carried out a survey of residents and found 65 per cent said they had experienced problems in the block and were keen for action to tackle it.
The order, which was granted under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 at a hearing at Leeds Magistrates Court on Friday, applies to the common areas of the block.
Chief Inspector Chris Matthews, who heads neighbourhood policing in the City and South Leeds, said: “Residents have been understandably appalled and disgusted by the nature of the anti-social behaviour they have faced around their homes for some considerable time.