Children put in real danger

CHILDREN from the Gainsborough area are being urged by police to play safely.

Following recent incidents of children witnessed playing on building sites, Lincolnshire Police are issuing a warning to children to ensure they are not putting their lives in danger by playing in ‘high risk’ areas.

Police inspector Nigel Storey said: “It is possible to have an accident anywhere but my question is why put yourself deliberately in harms way by playing in a high risk location.”

He added: “Children and young people need to remember that building sites are fenced off for a reason. The site machinery may resemble something they played with as a child but in inexperienced hands the machinery can be unpredictable and dangerous.”