Police were alerted to a number of incidents in Yate where a gang of youths banged on numerous doors, frightening homeowners.

The incident took place through the night on Sunday.

Police were called on numerous occasions, with residents left scared.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "We received reports that youths had been banging on the door of properties in Whitley Close in Yate at about 1.30am.

"Caller just wanted the incident logged.

"It has been filed pending further information being made available."