South Yorkshire Police recorded an increase in calls on Halloween – up by 28 per cent compared to normal.
The force received 887 calls via the 999 system, which is 197 more calls – up 28 per cent – than the average number for other Wednesdays in October.
South Yorkshire Police said that between 4pm on Wednesday, October 31 and 2am on Thursday, November 1 there were 122 calls relating to anti-social behaviour.
That night firefighters at a house blaze in Lifford Street, Tinsley, were attacked with fireworks and eggs.
Police officers were also pelted with fireworks, eggs and stones in Firth Park and Burngreave.