The police receive reports of Halloween disturbances across the country

Police at work.Police at work.Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix

The police had plenty to do on Saturday night. Halloween celebrations all over the country offered up plenty of trouble.


The police in Bergen said that at 23.00, a person wearing a costume and a weapon was encountered in Bergen city center.

‘Weapons, or toy weapons, are not welcome in public places’, wrote the police on Twitter.

‘We have also been notified of a person at the Torgallmenningen’ said Terje Magnussen, Operations Manager, of the Western Police District to Dagbladet newspaper. According to VG newspaper, this was a man in the 30’s who was armed with a real knife.

In Buskerud, the police had to close several Halloween parties.

‘We had stopped a noisy halloween party near Hønefoss city center after complaints’, tweeted the police. Additionally, they came across a woman in her 20’s taking a dip in a fountain.

Also in Follo, the police saw problems created by the celebrations

In Nordland, it was a hectic night for the police. They had to move out and stop a Halloween party where there were approximately 250 to 300 people present.

‘There was a lot of noise. We were busy all night’, said operations manager, Fred Leirvik, of Nordland police district to reporters.

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