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Alert message sent 29/10/2019 21:05:00

Information sent on behalf of South Yorkshire Police

Elderly and vulnerable people;

If you do not know who is calling at your house, you do not need to open the door.

Try to see who is at the door by looking through a spy hole or window before opening the door.

If you have a chain on your door – keep this in place when opening the door.

If you feel threatened in your home, contact the police.


Children and their parents:

If your child is going outside in a costume, make sure they are wearing reflective clothing or add reflective tape to their clothes.

Carry a torch and consider road safety at all times.

If your child is going out trick or treating, make sure they go out in a group, preferably accompanied by an adult.

Older children should let you know where they are going and what time they will be back.

Children should carry a mobile phone in a pocket or bag.

Make sure your children know not to enter anyone's house or to accept lifts from strangers.

Not everyone appreciates trick or treaters turning up at their door - look out for the 'No tricker or treaters poster' displayed in windows.

Be respectful to others property if they don't answer the door or offer a treat.
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Andy Coulter (Police, T/Inspector, Doncaster )
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