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Thirteen children injured in bouncy castle incident

Thirteen children were treated for minor injuries after a bouncy castle came loose from its moorings at Swanage Carnival.

Two of the thirteen children were taken to Poole Hospital after complaining of neck pains, while a third remains being treated at the scene.

The other 10 children either stayed to enjoy the carnival or went home.

None of the injuries are described as serious.

Dorset Police remain at the scene in Shore Road, speaking to festival organisers.

Two children taken to hospital after bouncy castle incident

The scene at Sandpit field in Shore Road, Swanage.

Three children aged six and seven were injured when a bouncy castle came loose from its moorings at Swanage Carnival.

One child was treated at the scene, while the other two have been taken to Poole hospital with neck injuries.

We received the call at 1.42pm to reports that an inflatable slide had blown over and reports that three children had been injured.

Two of the children were reported to be suffering from neck pain and they have been taken to Poole Hospital.

The third child was treated on scene.

There is nothing to suggest their injuries are serious.

– A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service

The spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service noted that conditions at the scene were windy.

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Air ambulance called to bouncy castle incident

The bouncy castle came loose from its moorings in Shore Road, Swanage. Credit: Google Maps

An air ambulance has been called to treat children injured in Dorset after a bouncy castle came loose from its moorings at the Swanage Carnival.

Dorset Police received reports at 1.46pm today that a bouncy castle came loose on Shore Road, Swanage. A number of children are being treated by paramedics. The air ambulance is attending.

– A Dorset Police spokesperson

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Fugitive paedophile hands himself in to police

Fugitive paedophile David Chadwick, 58, has been arrested after handing himself into police.

David Chadwick surrendered to Suffolk Police in Lowestoft. Credit: Dorset Police

Chadwick was wanted by Dorset police after breaching his licence conditions. He was released from prison recently after being jailed three years ago for child sex offences.

Detectives said Chadwick had surrendered to Suffolk Police in Lowestoft and will be returned to prison.

Detective Inspector Joe Williams said: "Earlier this evening David Chadwick presented himself to police officers working in Lowestoft, Suffolk. He will be immediately recalled to prison.

"I would like to thank members of the public, as well as the media, for their assistance in this investigation."

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