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Razor blades taped to children’s slide in Lancashire



Razor blades have been found taped to a children’s slide in Lancashire.

The slide is at Winifred Lane play area in the village of Aughton and police posted a video on Facebook showing the blade.

The video has been viewed and shared thousands of times and the vandals were described as “vile”, “sick” and “evil” by those who watched it.

Lancashire Police said on Friday that the blades were found on the slide that morning.

They added: “We would ask everyone to be vigilant and check any play equipment before you let your child use it.

“Whoever did this could have caused serious injury to a child – please be assured we are fully investigating this matter.”

:: Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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