South Yorkshire Police issue water warning as hot weather looks set to continue

As the warm weather promises to continue into next month, South Yorkshire Police have issued a water warning.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 30 June, 2018, 17:29
As the warm weather promises to continue into next month, South Yorkshire Police have issued a water warning.

A spokesman for Rotherham Neighbourhood Police Team encouraged anyone intending on swimming in open waters this summer to exercise caution.

They said: "We know it’s hot - try wearing all black and a stab vest - we know it’s fun to swim, but it’s also dangerous.

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"Please please be safe around the water, no one wants to have to tell your loved ones you aren’t coming home."