A British man had to take down his Halloween decorations before the frightful night because his decor was deemed too scary for trick-or-treaters.
According to local reports, James Creighton decorates his home in Stevenage, north of London, to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The event is in its third year.
But Creighton, whose event theme this year was “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” was asked to remove decorations following complaints, he says.
“Due to complaints from someone down my street, I’ve had to take things down,” he said in a Facebook post.
“I find it so sad that this person sent police round [sic] to talk to me. Such a joke. All for Cancer Research UK and they still have to moan. What a world we live in!”
Creighton decorated his home look like a slaughterhouse and was planning to also have costumed ghouls at the front of the home.
One particular prop was a dismembered torso with rats gnawing at its organs, an eye gouged out and a bloodied chainsaw by its side. Click here to view the prop.
On a fundraising page, he warned that the decor may not be suitable for children under the age of five.
As of Thursday, Creighton had raised about £1,445.50 of his £1,700.00 target.
Creighton wrote that his grandmother died four years ago of cancer and he was hoping to raise as much money as he could.