Suffolk police praise Halloween behaviour

The behaviour of trick or treaters has been praised by police after fewer call-outs in Suffolk than in previous years.

The county's officers attended 501 incidents on Sunday, compared to 564 last year. A total of 44 of those were specifically attributed to Halloween, down from 51 in 2009.

Insp Matt Rose said that the Halloween call-outs related to low-level criminal damage and anti-social behaviour.

He said: 'It seems the majority of people heeded our advice to enjoy themselves, respect others and stay safe during Halloween. Extra officers were on patrol to provide resilience and additional reassurance to the public and children who went trick-or-treating.'

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