Teenagers risk lives climbing up cranes at Preston Docks

Police in Preston are warning members of the public to take care after two teenagers risked their lives climbing up a crane.

Friday, 25th May 2018, 8:02 am
Updated Friday, 25th May 2018, 8:16 am
Police in Preston are warning members of the public to take care after two teenagers risked their lives climbing up a crane.

Officers say they were called to the incident on Thursday evening after two boys climbed up the crane at Preston Docks.

Their actions, say police, could have cost the teenagers their lives.

Police are now urging others not to take similar risks and to take care in the area.

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A spokesman for Preston Police said: [We] attended a report of two teenage boys who had climbed their way to the top of the crane down at Preston Docks.

"Luckily the youths came down to earth safely.

"Given the height of the crane this incident could have ended in a more fatal manner. Please stay safe out there everyone."

Nobody was injured in the incident.