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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

A group of six teenage lads have sparked an major sea rescue while they were playing Pokemon.

The teenagers were unaware they were in danger by going on to a derelict pier while they played the game.

The teenagers who recklessly found themselves in danger after becoming cut ogg from the quick rising ride and night falling as they played Pokemon Go.

Emergency services sparked a major operation with the local lifeboat, police and fire brigade responding the emergency incident which happened at Birnbeck Pier in Weston-Super-Mare.

They were attempting to navigate a pier which collapsed into the sea last year.

When police caught up with the lads bank on the sand they asked the lads what they were doing and they replied “Trying to catch Pokémon.”

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