Police issue trick or treating guidelines
October 15 2018
West Mercia Police have issued guidelines for anyone planning to go trick or treating this Halloween.
- If you are planning to go trick or treating, please follow these simple guidelines
- Adults should always accompany young children - never let youngsters go trick or treating on their own!
- Do not knock on the doors of strangers - only visit the homes of people you know
- never accept an invitation to go inside a strangers home
- Always keep to well-lit areas. Wear bright clothing, carry a torch and remember road safety
- Unless pre-arranged, do not visit elderly members of your community
- Be careful not to frighten vulnerable people
- Keep any tricks within the law. Anything that results in damage or other offences will be dealt with accordingly