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Forty Halloween related incidents recorded by police overnight – but not one arrest

PUBLISHED: 06:36 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 06:36 01 November 2017

Stock image of carved pumpkins. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Stock image of carved pumpkins. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

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Police recorded 40 Halloween related incidents last night, but not a single arrest was made in connection with the celebrations.

Suffolk police ran a dedicated dispatch folder in the control room overnight.

By this morning, 40 low-level incidents had been logged in relation to Halloween activities, but no arrests had been made.

Last week, the constabulary asked Suffolk residents to display Halloween posters in their homes to let trick-or-treaters know whether or not they are welcome.

They reminded people that anyone carrying out activities that may scare members of the public could be committing public order offences and may be subject to arrest.

An elderly couple’s car managed to get stuck up an embankment after it crashed into a sign on the A14 westbound slip road for the Copdock Interchange this evening.

Paramedics have treated an elderly woman for serious injuries after a crash in Hadleigh.

Proposals which could lead to a merger between Babergh and Mid Suffolk districts have been further delayed after councillors demanded written legal advice before any further discussions are held.

After a year-long trial, no incidents or accidents, and the public in favour – cycling on Felixstowe’s promenade is set to be made permanent.

The Kesgrave High School pupil says she feels “amazing” after passing her driving test first time – a year earlier than her peers.

An ambulance on blue lights crashed into a road sign on a slip road off the A14 in Suffolk last night.

A Suffolk choir’s charity single for St Elizabeth Hospice is rocketing up the chart as it aims to be this week’s number one.

A 52-year-old Ipswich man banned from entering the town centre for three years will now spend several weeks behind bars.

Drivers are being held up at a busy town centre junction this evening.

Murder, rape and drug driving offences are among more than 200 cases in Suffolk and Norfolk where convictions could be jeopardised due to suspected manipulation of forensic evidence.

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