Officers say they are aware of the situation and have reiterated that such a gathering is against the public health restrictions currently in place.
The South Wight team, supported by C Shift, are in the area and will be seeking to disperse this group, which is thought to involve upwards of 40 individuals.
An Inspector has authorised the use of Section 35 of the Anti Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act to enable officers to deal with the issue. Police Officers and PCSOs can disperse persons found within the area marked on the map, who are contributing or likely to contribute to causng other members of the public harassment, alarm or distress or crime and disorder.
The dispersal authorisation is in force for the next 12 hours.
The youths were last seen in the area of the Old Village, Salem Road and Grange Road.
If your children are not at home with you this evening, ask yourselves where they are and if they are in this group you are encouraged to tell them to return home.