Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 15 September 2021
HINCKLEY and Bosworth Borough Council (HBBC) are working with Hinckley Police officers to try and identify a group of three youngsters who climbed on top of the roof of B&M in Hinckley a week and six days’ ago (2 September).
The three youngsters were caught on the Council’s town CCTV cameras at the top of the building at approximately 6.19pm on 2 September – with one of the group members walking across the edge, which is over 10m high.
Today (15 September), the Borough Council released the CCTV imagery on social media sharing site, Facebook, stating that the top of the building is ‘not safe’ and that ‘nobody wants to see a tragedy’, and that anybody climbing buildings risks putting themselves and others at risk of a “serious” injury.
A Council spokesperson, said: “We are working with Hinckley Police to identify the young people, but it is not a safe place to be and nobody wants to see a tragedy.
“Please make sure your youngsters understand that anyone doing this is putting themselves and others at risk of serious injury.”
A Leicestershire Police spokesperson explained that officers share the council’s concerns about people climbing on the roof.
They said: “Local officers are aware of the issue and share the council’s concerns around the safety of anyone going onto the roof. They are working with the council to identify those pictured.”