Just days after the incident, beachgoers found a burned wetsuit along a popular stretch on the shoreline. “thousands”There were many sharp objects and nails scattered across the sand.
The wetsuit was found by a swimmer at King Edward’s Bay, Tynemouth on Tuesday, June 21st.
A member of the general public was running at the time and quickly alerted Totally Tynemouth Collective on Facebook in an effort to find out what had happened.
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The post was as follows: “We’ve found a burnt wetsuit today. WHAT is going on?”This is the result of a police investigation that was launched Sunday, June 19, following the dangerous discovery of “thousands”There are many nails, screws, wires, and batteries scattered all over.
“The burnt wetsuit was pointed out to me by another swimmer at around 10am on Tuesday,”Mallory Smith (69), said that swimmer.
“He had been running along the beach and picked it up thinking it could have been repaired, but then saw the extent of the burns.
“I put the suit in the bins. We do not know the story. We don’t know what the next step is.
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Northumbria Police confirmed the fact “enquiries are ongoing”Despite the nail incident, he said that he had not received any reports on the burnt wetsuit.
North Tyneside Council announced that their cleaning teams would be increasing patrols at the beach in the wake of the nail incident. They also urged people to be cautious.
“We clean the beaches every day throughout the summer months, and we also have specialist equipment to rake and sieve the sand to remove smaller pieces of debris,”Sam Dand is the director of environment at the council.
“Our seasonal teams have been alerted to the incident and are increasing patrols in this area to help keep it safe and clean for users.”