Locals praise police after they join Dalkeith youngsters in football game

Locals have praised police officers in Dalkeith after they joined in with a group of youngsters for a game of football.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 12:25 pm
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 12:30 pm

Kelly Dowdeswell filmed the footage outisde her home in Woodburn after she spotted officers engaging with youngsters in a kickabout.

She shared the video in a bid to praise the officers involved saying: “This just this shows some kids never to be scared of the police.

“If only they were all like this.”

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Officers got involved in a kickabout with some youngsters. Picture; screengrab

“This video needs shared viral for these officers to see. ”

She added that such videos show that police are there to help and that if treated with respect, they will give it back.

The game of football took place on Sunday evening at around 7pm.

Officers got involved in a kickabout with some youngsters. Picture; screengrab