Plastic boobs caused alert

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

WHEN a towpath walker alerted the emergency services to a body in the Union Canal at Linlithgow, everything went on full alert.

The walker had described what he thought were knees sticking out of the water, so the firefighters mounted a search, spending an hour attempting to find the body.

Eventually they did.  But the man hadn't seen a pair of knees at all—it was a pair of plastic breasts!