Asbo bans man from sleeping rough in Hull city centre
A man has been banned from sleeping rough in Hull city centre.
Christopher Thomas, 37, of Marfleet Lane, east Hull, has been given an antisocial behaviour order.
Humberside Police applied for the order after persistent complaints from businesses that Thomas was sleeping in doorways, particularly around the Marina.
PC Alan Cowley said: "He is one of a group of three men who we have had lots of complaints about.
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"They sleep in doorways of businesses, drink alcohol and leave lots of rubbish around.
"They then become abusive and aggressive when they are asked to move on when people arrive for work.
"Hopefully, this order will improve the quality of life for those people."
Thomas could face jail if he breaches the two-year order, which bans him from loitering in the doorway of any business, entering any unoccupied buildings, or sleeping in the street.
The two other men have been given interim Asbos.