Chopper cops spot youngsters fleeing scene as Doncaster telegraph pole in flames

The police helicopter was called in after children were seen running away from a burning telegraph pole in a Doncaster village.

Monday, 21st March 2016, 6:55 am
Updated Monday, 21st March 2016, 7:04 am
A police helicopter

The chopper from the National Police Air Service, at Carr Gate, Wakefield, was drafted in to help officers on the ground after the incident on Saturday afternoon.

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One youngster was helping police with their inquiries after the 2.10pm incident

NPAS Carr Gate revealed the incident on Twitter.

The service said: “Fires spotted in wooded area and telegraph pole burning. Kids nearby make off. 1 assisting enqs.”