Friday 14 December 2018

WATCH: This Irish mother's Elf on the Shelf surprise didn't go quite as expected

Mark McConville

This Christmas surprise didn't exactly go to plan.

Young Kurtis Rooney (7) from Portadown, Armagh didn't take too fondly to a suspicious sound at the door.

"I had told him that the door had knocked and when he turned around and seen the elves through the window... that was his reaction." Kurtis's mother Suzanne told

"We did it last year as well, and it got up to silly wee things but not any badness. So we were surprised at his reaction this year."

It didn't take long for Kurtis to calm down and eventually even let them mysterious Elf of the Shelf inside the house.

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