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Police issue snow warning: do not try walking on frozen lakes

14:24 20 January 2013

The frozen boating lake in Eaton Park, Norwich

The frozen boating lake in Eaton Park, Norwich

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Police have warned people not to try walking on the frozen boating lake in Eaton Park, Norwich.

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Officers said they had already told off a “couple of lads” for attempting to walk on it, and said the ice was not as solid as it looks.

Using the Twitter account @NorwichPoliceUK, they wrote: “This may look solid but don’t risk walking on it as someone already has!”

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7 comments

  • Foxey, yes i was a kid, and yes i did some stupid things, walking on very thin ice was not one of them, they are described as a couple of lads, obviously old enough to be out on their own,so old enough to know the risks

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    ggj666

    Monday, January 21, 2013

  • If people want to walk on thin ice, let them, if they are that stupid in the first place i am pretty sure that their contribution to man-kind will not be missed.

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    ggj666

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • Doubt if they will drown in the boating pond, might get their shoes or socks wet though.

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    Bruce87

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • ggj666 we are talking children here I was one once werent you?

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    foxey

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • City Boy didnt you do silly things when you where young I did wouldnt dare do them now!

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    foxey

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • The fact is , when you go though the ice you can go in at an angle therefore sliding under the ice, disoriented you cant find the break in the ice you came though . Please don't do it .

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    Euro

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • Well that's clever tell 'em not to and they moer than likely will now! Some people just don't have the braincells to think about the dangers involved.

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    City Boy

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

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