Another Curfew Imposed in August Town

The Police have imposed another curfew in sections of August Town in Eastern St Andrew.

The curfew began at 6:00 yesterday evening and will remain in effect until 6:00 tomorrow evening.

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

NORTH…Along an imaginary line approximately 500 metres running parallel to Dallas Road from Berry Road,

EAST…Along the hillside from the deep corner to the farm at Marl Road,

SOUTH…Along an imaginary line near the farm at Marl Road to the Hope River in the vicinity of Berry Road,

And WEST…along an imaginary line approximately 2,000 metres from Hope River in the vicinity of Berry Road to the Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre.

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

Since the beginning of 2018, August Town has been plagued by an upsurge in gang violence.

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