Young people caught with flour or eggs over Halloween could be arrested, say West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police have warned that young people caught with flour or eggs over the Halloween period could face arrest.

Sunday, 27th October 2019, 5:00 am
Updated Sunday, 27th October 2019, 8:30 am

The warning was issued as part of a drive to reduce anti-social behaviour in the region this Halloween.

The force issued an official poster for shops and businesses wanting to restrict the sale of flour and eggs next week.

The poster reads: "This shop is restricting the sale of flour and eggs as part of our commitment to reduce anti-social behaviour during Halloween.

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"Any young person found in possession of flour, eggs and other items for an unlawful purpose may be arrested."