Bexley Police crackdown on seasonal anti-social behaviour

PUBLISHED: 13:41 25 October 2013 | UPDATED: 13:41 25 October 2013

Bexley Police's annual Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night crackdown is underway.

With both approaching, officers will be carrying out patrols at key locations, such as town centres and transport hubs, to disrupt anti-social behaviour and other criminal activities.

All Safer Neighbourhoods Teams will be patrolling at key times in town centres and other key locations.

Ch Insp Ian Broadbridge said: “We are here to help make sure that everyone can enjoy the festivities and stay safe across Bexley.

“During this busy period, ensure you stay safe by staying with others and try to attend well organised events. When you are out, keep your valuables and high-value mobile phones out of sight, or leave them at home.

“If trick or treating, be aware of the impact of your actions on others - it may cause unnecessary worry to some of the more vulnerable members of our communities. Please think carefully about which doors you knock on this Halloween and please respect the wishes of any household displaying a ‘No Trick or Treat’ poster.

“If you have any concerns, do not hesitate to contact your local Safer Neighbourhoods Team or in an emergency always dial 999.”

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