SHOCKING footage has captured a group of youths destroying a Halloween display in Shinfield.

CCTV shows a group of five children destorying a display including a bucket of sweets left outside one home in Shinfield.

It was just one of several incidents police reported last night of antiscoial behaviour across the county as Halloween proved a busy night for the force.

Reported crimes included fireworks being 'thrown at children' and let off in residential streets, as well as multiple reports of egging.

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Owner of the display which was targeted by vandals in the CCTV, Emma Brooks said: “We don’t even have children, well our son is age 18.

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"We just put the pot out with a lovely message for children to help themselves but hoping they would share and leave some for others.

"Such a shame the few ruin it for the majority as we won’t do it again."

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The video was just one of several reports of incidents in the area reported on Facebook, with many neighbours experiencing the same problems.