Two nightmare neighbours from Sunderland have been taken to court after complaints have been made about loud music, drug use and fighting.

Sisters Paige and Courtney Allsopp, who at the moment stay at Lumley Close, Washington, got civil injunctions from Sunderland City Council after a variety of complaints have been reported to the anti-social behaviour crew.

The complaints, which have been reported since October 2018 and span three totally different areas throughout Washington and Coalfields, associated to extreme noise, dysfunction, drug use and injury to property.

Along with guests, the Allsopp sisters have been mentioned to have been playing loud music into the early hours of the morning and launched each verbal and bodily assaults on each other and members of the general public.

Audio recordings and witness statements have been gathered, alongside proof collated throughout monitoring visits to their handle and letter drops to close by properties.

Despite repeated presents of mediation, the sisters continued to make excuses for their actions and so the matter was taken to court.

On September 16, the case was introduced earlier than Sunderland County Court, nonetheless, the Allsopp sisters failed to seem.

In their absence, underneath Part 1 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, the decide ordered that the pair should not trigger or create loud or ongoing noises akin to shouting, utilizing offensive or threatening phrases or playing loud music.

They should additionally make sure that guests should not act in such a fashion as to trigger or be more likely to trigger harassment, alarm or misery to any other particular person in the neighborhood of their property. They have additionally been charged £308 in court prices.

Breaching the order is contempt of court, and may end up in a most two-year jail sentence, in addition to additional fines.

Sunderland City Council’s deputy chief Councillor Paul Stewart mentioned: “The Allsopp sisters have been inflicting a variety of points in varied areas, and we’re happy that this injunction has been positioned.

“Their lack of respect for their neighborhood has induced pointless upset to their neighbours, who we hope will now really feel happier and safer in their very own properties.

“Sunderland City Council takes all complaints critically. If you are being affected by anti-social behaviour in your space, don’t hesitate to report it. If you are one of many individuals inflicting the difficulty, you’ll be caught, and the state of affairs handled accordingly.”

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