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Teenager remains in serious condition after falling at illegal rave

A teenager remains in a serious condition in hospital, after falling from a speaker rig at an illegal rave in Norfolk.

Police were called to Swanton Abbott near North Walsham in the early hours of yesterday morning. They had received reports of loud music being played at a remote location shortly after midnight on Sunday 28th July.

Police say the 18-year-old man had climbed onto a speaker rig and fell around 10ft.

He was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with serious head injuries. More than 250 people had attended the event and four people have been arrested.

"Norfolk Constabulary has a zero tolerance approach to unlicensed musical events. We warn people attending that they are dangerous places as they have little or no health and safety provision, as well as leading to damage and disruption to businesses and the local community."

– Superintendent Carl Edwards, Norfolk Police