Anger over fireworks misuse during Halloween

A number of complaints were made following the misuse of fireworks Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/PA Images

People have taken to social media to express their anger at the way some people chose to use fireworks during Halloween. A number of messages were posted on various forum's over their misuse. One parent wrote:

Please be careful if out and about down North Street tonight (Mon). Stopped at Tesco half an hour ago and as my daughter walked through the doorway about 10 lads walked past and threw a rocket into the doorway.

My seven year old cried with fear and my fifteen year old had to hide behind shelves to keep safe.

– Louise Devonald

The police also posted online following a busy night in which they received a number of calls about dangerous use of fireworks: