Halloween safety reminder from police
Published: 31 Oct 2013 11:15
Thames Valley Police want Berkshire residents to put measures in place to keep themselves and their homes free from harm.
If at any point, people feel unsafe tonight, police have advised the following:
- Don’t open your door if you’re unsure who is there. Use your spy-hole, look out of a window and use your door chain if you do decide to open your door.
- Have a contact number of a close relative or good neighbour to hand by your telephone, just in case you need to phone them.
- If you are part of a Neighbourhood Watch scheme, let your coordinator know that you will be on your own at Halloween. If you are a coordinator, please identity people in your scheme that may be vulnerable and offer them reassurance.
Posters are available to download from www.thamesvalley.police.uk for those wanting to let trick-or-treaters that you are not taking part in Halloween.
To report anti-social behaviour call the non-emergency number 101.
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