A TEENAGE boy has been arrested after a spate of anti-social behaviour was reported on Halloween.

Objects, including fireworks and eggs, were thrown at officers who were patrolling streets in Whitley and Tilehurst.

A 16-year-old boy from Reading was arrested on suspicion of being in an enclosed premises and then further arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a Class B drug.

Nobody was injured during any of the incidents.

Reading Deputy LPA Commander, chief inspector Emma Burroughs, said: “The arrest sends a clear message that this type of behaviour will not be tolerated.

"My officers will take robust action against anyone involved in anti-social behaviour, so that others may continue to enjoy the celebrations leading up to bonfire night.

“It is illegal for a person under 18 years of age to possess an adult firework in a public place.

“I want to remind all parents and guardians that if their children are involved in this type of dangerous behaviour, they are at risk of arrest, or even worse, serious injury. For their safety, please make sure you know where your children are and what activity they are involved in.”

Officers are investigating the incidents and anyone with any information is asked to call Thames Valley Police officers on 101 quoting 43180333102.

If you witness any dangerous behaviour, where there is an immediate threat to life or property, you should always dial 999.