Gang of screaming teens in masks late at night prompts police in Ryedale
A gang of teens wearing costume masks and screaming in pain were reported in Ryedale last night.
A member of the public called the police with concerns about the group and the noises being heard in Orchard Fields in Malton shortly before 8pm.
Officers searched the surrounding area using thermal imaging equipment and fire and rescue service lighting.
Five youths were found and said they had made the screaming noises.
Police said the teens were taken home and given "a stern talking to".