Children left in tears after Santa is taken away in police van

Children left in tears after Santa is taken away in police van
Published: 2014 December 02 10:38:38 (8964 Views)
Children at an event in Aberdare, Cynon Valley, UK, were left in tears after seeing Santa get into a police van.

Parents who had taken their children to watch Father Christmas and his reindeer were furious at the stunt, which left many children in floods of tears.

Many thought they wouldn't be getting any presents with Santa apparently locked up.

Jade Hughes, from Maerdy, told Wales Online: "There were a lot tears. People couldn't believe it actually happened.

"My four-year-old cousin started crying saying, 'Santa can't bring me toys now'."

The 20-year-old said: "It was a fantastic event until a police van reversed the whole length of Market Street and took Santa away.

"It left a lot children upset because they thought he had been arrested.



"There was a lot of very upset kids thinking Santa wouldn't be around for them."

Jade said that choosing a police van to transport Santa from the event was a mistake.

"It was very professional until that happened – a great family day but we were very let down by this error.

"Santa was there with the reindeer waving in his sleigh. Really nice. Then the police van reversed, the side door was opened.

"He got up, walked to the van, jumped in and took off.

"Children started crying while some just looked on in disbelief. It was a fab event until then."

South Wales Police later confirmed Father Christmas had not been arrested and simply needed a ride home.

A spokesman said: "Santa obviously has a busy month ahead, so when he asked if we could provide transport at the end of his sleigh ride through Aberdare town centre to help him get back to the North Pole, we were happy to oblige."



Source - Mirror

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

| Comment With Facebook Submit

There are no comments.

Weird News Big Reads

Bird Box finally unveils unknown monsters

by Metro | 2019 January 06 00:20:32 | 7036 Views

Man in critical condition after 'blowing himself up while trying to raid ATM'

by June Mpofu | 2018 December 11 19:39:39 | 16754 Views

Murder suspect pretending to be mute loses voice from underuse

by June Mpofu | 2018 December 11 19:39:46 | 12933 Views

Harrods accidentally sold £1,000 bags for less than £10

by June Mpofu | 2017 December 16 15:42:54 | 12726 Views

Rapper 'whips out' manhood on Instagram

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 31 08:36:03 | 14378 Views

Woman raped in the street as people walk past

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 27 22:04:42 | 14976 Views

Student who inhaled 360 laughing gas canisters in a week may never walk again

by June Mpofu | 2017 October 20 08:05:52 | 14725 Views

Poet tweets that she was raped by SA musician

by Hope Freedom | 2017 October 07 23:02:51 | 15277 Views

Dog bites off chunk of woman's face

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 23 09:04:56 | 14197 Views

Man jailed after tricking children into abusing young relatives

by Prince Cox | 2017 September 06 08:00:14 | 15522 Views

'I gave lift to a ghost' says taxi driver

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 04 18:39:39 | 30955 Views

Son 'stabbed mum to death and ate her heart with a side of chutney'

by June Mpofu | 2017 September 01 20:10:25 | 16179 Views

'Cannibal tired of eating human flesh' hands himself in

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 24 07:59:37 | 14561 Views

Man cut off pregnant girlfriend's nipples with a pair of scissors

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 20 10:24:38 | 15810 Views

Pregnant woman murdered in 'satanic ritual'

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 20 01:27:16 | 16739 Views

No diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe after 'splitting open model's head'

by Hope Freedom | 2017 August 15 08:30:38 | 19690 Views

8-year-old dies after cousin dares her to drink boiling water through straw

by June Mpofu | 2017 August 05 10:10:31 | 16543 Views

Girl, 14, was raped twice in one night by different men

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 29 17:06:36 | 16003 Views

Girl, 10, told she can't have abortion after being raped by uncle

by Hope Freedom | 2017 July 22 16:54:59 | 16589 Views

Obsessive woman chases police car helping boyfriend escape her

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 15 21:27:10 | 13438 Views

Man hijacked while peeing

by June Mpofu | 2017 July 08 10:46:55 | 19833 Views

Disabled woman tied to tractor and beaten to death by mob

by Hope Freedom | 2017 July 03 23:10:47 | 20719 Views

Man spends 5 years renovating boat, it sinks as soon as it goes on water

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 30 22:42:43 | 13434 Views

Woman paralysed after having sex

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 26 21:03:25 | 15992 Views

Woman cuts off boyfriend's privates 'after he refused to marry her'

by Prince Cox | 2017 June 24 20:36:31 | 20733 Views

Cancer patient charged with plotting to kill doctors

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 08 09:57:59 | 14341 Views

Former Premier League star dies after collapsing in training

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 05 18:08:44 | 20839 Views

Mugabe 'will decide who goes to heaven' says Zanu-PF youth leader

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 03 09:04:32 | 14575 Views

Daughter had sex with father to stop him from marrying fiancee

by June Mpofu | 2017 June 01 17:52:29 | 15777 Views

Man splits from wife who raped him as boy

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 31 11:53:24 | 17979 Views

Human head trial set to go ahead after delay

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 30 21:23:34 | 14395 Views

American girl, 11, forced to marry rapist

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 29 14:28:03 | 16477 Views

Fed up residents hold Mayor hostage

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 25 08:51:43 | 15204 Views

Homeless hero who pulled nails out of children's faces is given a home

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 24 20:11:55 | 15770 Views

Heartbroken wife dies after husband's mistress sent her indecent pictures

by Prince Cox | 2017 May 22 08:35:57 | 36519 Views

Father jailed after raping daughter for 20 years

by Hope Freedom | 2017 May 20 09:51:11 | 17934 Views

Driver miraculously unharmed after lorry completely crushes his BMW

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 20 09:59:37 | 14228 Views

Saddam Hussain arrested for pretending to be Osama Bin Laden

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 16 23:42:36 | 13760 Views

Student left with painful scars after tattoo removal goes wrong

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 15 20:45:37 | 17433 Views

Three people die of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 12 15:31:35 | 14582 Views

'Shoplifter' bleeds to death after falling on 'stolen' bottles

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 09 21:49:08 | 17648 Views

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 07 09:19:48 | 35188 Views

Woman arrested after biting love rival's privates

by June Mpofu | 2017 May 06 19:03:59 | 13967 Views