Police warn one punch can kill

Detectives are warning drinkers in Cumbria to consider the consequences of boozing and "overstepping the mark". They're telling revellers that "one punch can ruin two lives".

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Police warn one punch can kill

The graphic poster unveiled by police Credit: Cumbria Police

Detectives are warning festive drinkers in Cumbria to consider the consequences of boozing and "overstepping the mark".

They are telling revelers that "one punch can ruin two lives" in a graphic billboard poster unveiled today.

The image is split between an "attacker" who threw a punch, pictured behind bars, and a victim who is seen as critically-ill in hospital.

The graphic poster unveiled by police Credit: Cumbria Police

Chief Superintendent Steve Johnson says: “The consequences of drinking too much and becomingvulnerable or overstepping the mark can spoil your Christmas. It’s not worth the risk. Enjoy drinks with friends but knowyour limits".

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