Neighbours slam youths who cause Halloween havoc in Rainham

PUBLISHED: 14:27 01 November 2016 | UPDATED: 15:15 01 November 2016

Stock photo of fireworks being lit. Picture: PA.

Stock photo of fireworks being lit. Picture: PA.


Parents have taken to social media to vent their anger about youths who reportedly threw fireworks in homes and vandalised cars.

Residents in Rainham posted online about several scary incidents which resulted in windows being smashed by groups taking advantage of the Halloween celebrations.

One mum even posted about how fireworks let off outside her home set fire to a shed and wheelie bin leading to emergency services being called.

Others wrote about how youths repeatedly came back to their house after causing damage to their living room window and car outside.

Reports of attacks in other areas of the borough have also been posted online.

Pc Rosie Bennett of Havering Police tweeted about two female officers having fireworks and eggs thrown at them while out on patrols in Upminster.

While another mum said she saw “kids” throwing fireworks at passing cars near Roneo Corner, Hornchurch.

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