Real Life

04 December 2018

Grounded: A 14-year-old’s story

PC Claire McNaney, from Durham Constabulary, regularly sees the impact of under-age drinking. Here she shares a story of a 14-year-old girl, who ended up in hospital after drinking spirits with her friends to warn other teenagers about the dangers of alcohol.

"I am lucky that I can tell my story and that nothing bad happened and that I recovered from this incident."