Hay Avenue: 10-year-old child charged with reckless conduct fire hydrant opened on Edinburgh street

A child has been charged by police after a fire hydrant was opened in Edinburgh.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 8:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 8:09 pm

A statement from Police Scotland confirms that a 10-year-old male has been charged with Culpable and Reckless Conduct.

This comes after the child allegedly opened a fire hydrant on Hay Avenue in Edinburgh.

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Hay Avenue: 10-year-old child charged with reckless conduct fire hydrant opened on Edinburgh street

Police Scotland have warned that: “tampering with hydrants puts lives at risk.”

They added: “Do you know where your young person is? Please talk to them about the dangers of such behaviour.”

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