Two teenage boys 'lucky to be alive' after being sucked through pipe while walking home from school
A Sleaford schoolboy has told of his shock after he and his friend were sucked through a pipe while walking home from school.
Euan Bottomley was walking back to his house in Holdingham from Carres Grammar School near the Jolly Scotchman pub with friend Luke Davies on Thursday evening, November 7 when he slipped into some water.
Heavy rain had caused the track to become flooded hiding the water is usually there as well as a large pipe.
But, before the 12-year-old could even think, he was sucked under the water and into the pipe before being chucked out at the other side.
He told... read more
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