Rowhedge: Boy airlifted to hospital after 30-foot fall from warehouse

An air ambulance

An air ambulance - Credit: Archant

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was airlifted to hospital after falling 30 feet from the roof of a disused warehouse.

Police were called to the scene in High Street, Rowhedge, near Colchester, by ambulance staff at 7.30pm last night (April 26).

The teenager, who lives locally, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious injuries.

A force spokesman said there was no suspicious circumstances but urged children to stay away from industrial buildings.

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