Keep away from cans

PUBLISHED: 12:47 01 September 2006 | UPDATED: 22:10 28 May 2010

POLICE in March are urging children not to play with aerosol cans after two youngsters were injured during a prank. The incident happened last Thursday in the swimming pool area of City Road when an aerosol can was set alight and thrown under an item of

POLICE in March are urging children not to play with aerosol cans after two youngsters were injured during a prank.

The incident happened last Thursday in the swimming pool area of City Road when an aerosol can was set alight and thrown under an item of play equipment. Two 14-year-old boys were taken by ambulance to hospital after suffering minor injuries.

Sgt Dave Newnes said: "This was a silly prank that went horribly wrong injuring two boys. I hope that other youngsters will learn from these childrens' misfortune and think twice before playing with aerosol cans.

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