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Friday, November 30, 2018

Urgent police alert: Warning over razor blades on side of children's slide at the Winifred Lane play area in Aughton

Police have issued the following urgent alert for information after razor blades were attached to the side of a children's slide at the Winifred Lane play area in Aughton:

URGENT ALERT: Parents, please be aware that razor blades/knife blades have been attached to the side of the children's slide at the Winifred Lane Play area in Aughton this morning.

We would ask everyone to be vigilant and check any play equipment before you let your child use it. Please report anything suspicious or any similar incidents to us by calling either 101 or Crimestoppers, 100% anonymously, on 0800 555111.

If anyone has any information about this we'd urge them to contact us as soon as possible. Whoever did this could have caused serious injury to a child - please be assured we are fully investigating this matter.

While this is not one of the Council's play areas we are assisting in raising awareness of this incident. Council staff will also be checking its play areas for any similar occurrences. Keep an eye on the Police's Facebook page (external link) to see if there are any further updates. 

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