WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: Police urge youngsters to keep off tracks after kids spotted placing bottles on railway lines

Police are warning youngsters of the dangers of railway lines after several children were spotted placing bottles on the tracks near a Sussex station.

Friday, 5th August 2016, 2:51 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:29 am
British Transport Police has launched a campaign warning youngsters to keep off the tracks.

British Transport Police said officers were called to the line near Crawley station at 12.45pm yesterday (Thursday August 4).

A spokesman said: “Officers from BTP were deployed and conducted a thorough area search but no one was traced.

BTP have launched a campaign urging people to stay clear of the tracks. The force has released a video showing a series of incidents involving young people trespassing on the lines.

A spokesman said: “The railway is a dangerous environment with trains travelling at high speeds – trespassing can be lethal and it is never worth the risk.”

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