Posted: Wed 12th Jan 2022

Police warn shops told not to sell eggs to youths following advice over social media trend

North Wales news and information

Police have issued a warning over a social media trend which has seen eggs thrown at houses in North Wales.

The region’s police force said it had received several reports of youths throwing eggs at properties to upload footage online, including in the Penrhyn Bay area.

Shop staff have been asked not to sell eggs to youngsters in light of the incidents.

The force said: “North Wales Police have been made aware of a number of incidents whereby youths have thrown eggs at houses.

“The persons involved have been identified and are being dealt with appropriately.

“There currently seems to be a craze across your area involving youths throwing eggs at properties for the purpose of uploading it to social media.

“Local convenience stores have been visited by your local officers and have been advised to not sell eggs to youths.

“Please continue to report any incidents of anti-social behaviour via the 101 system or via web chat.”

Main image: “Smashed Egg” by ninachildish is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

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