Teenager hurt in Bognor pier incident

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed a 13-year-old girl sustained injuries in an incident on Bognor pier this afternoon.

Sunday, 9th July 2017, 4:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:21 pm
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Officers were called to reports she may have been jumping from the pier to the water at the time but a spokesman said this hasn’t been confirmed.

They added: “She got trapped through an unstable area of the pier and damaged her ribs.”

A fire engine, tactical rescue unit and paramedics attended at 2.05pm and left at 3.10pm.

Police have been contacted and this story will be updated accordingly.

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