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Last Updated: Thursday, 7 October, 2004, 14:20 GMT 15:20 UK
Warning over eggs thrown at cars
Children throwing eggs at cars could be putting motorists in danger after two incidents in Thanet, police have said.

A 15-year-old boy from Margate is on bail for assault and criminal damage after throwing eggs at a car windscreen in Marine Drive on 29 September.

Eggs were also thrown through an open window of a vehicle on the same night in Churchfields, hitting a passenger and damaging the car's inside.

Kent Police said the actions were irresponsible and dangerous.

"The young people involved must have some understanding of the danger they are putting people in by throwing objects at moving cars," a spokesman said.

"While the eggs may not cause much in the way of permanent damage, the impact could result in a driver swerving and even colliding with another car or pedestrian."

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