Yob smashed life-saving fire kit at Sunderland station

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A RAILWAY thug smashed a “critical piece” of safety equipment at Sunderland Station, potentially putting lives at risk a court was told.

Crystan Wilson wrecked the dry-riser, which is used by fire crews to gain access to water in the event of a blaze, causing £178 of damage, Sunderland magistrates heard.

The 21-year-old, who is back behind bars after being recalled to serve the remainder of a burglary sentence, managed to clock up three offences on three separate occasions at the city’s train station in October, including one of trespassing on the tracks,


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