Police warning after people seen ice skating on frozen pond in Sheffield park

Police are ‘strongly advising’ people not to skate on a frozen pond at a park in Sheffield.

Saturday, 13th February 2021, 9:33 pm

Officers say they have received reports of people ice skating on the pond in Graves Park.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said on Saturday night: “Please be aware that this can be dangerous and could result in falling through the ice which could be thin in places.

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People have been seen ice skating in Sheffield's Graves Park. Stock picture.
People have been seen ice skating in Sheffield's Graves Park. Stock picture.

“We strongly advise against skating on ponds.”

Recent days have seen snow and bitterly cold temperatures – but milder weather is forecast next week.

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