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'It's a BUOY!': Serious message behind police's right royal tweet

By Ian Harvey | News | Published:

West Mercia Police marked today's royal arrival with a light-hearted message that had a serious meaning.

Photo: @WestMerciaOCC

After the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to her third child, a new prince, this morning, West Mercia Police Operations & Communications Centre tweeted: "*** It's a BUOY! *** During this hot weather please take care when near water."

It comes as today sees the launch of Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week, which is being supported by Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey
@IanHarvey_Star

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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