Don’t be ‘spooked’ by pranksters this Halloween

Joseph Bulmer

Police issue warning to troublemakers

POLICE in Barnstaple will be out and about to ensure residents aren’t “spooked” by pranksters this Halloween.

Officers will also be speaking to local retailers about the sale of flour and eggs to young people and will be talking to youngsters about the best way to have a safe and trouble-free night.

“We want to ensure that all members of the community have a trouble free and enjoyable night,” said a police spokesperson.

Police have produced a special poster that

Householders who do not wish to be disturbed by trick or treaters can display a special poster in their window. The post is available to cut out from the front page of this week’s North Devon Gazette.