VIDEO:Exhausted cops don't give up on the Big Red Key

The Northern Echo: Drug Raids by Cleveland Police as part of an anti-drug action day. Drug Raids by Cleveland Police as part of an anti-drug action day.

How many cops does it take to batter down a front door?

The answer - just two. However, it does take the determined duo an exhausting two-and-a-half minutes to finally breach its stout defence.

They take it in turns with a manual battering ram - dubbed the Big Red Key - and after just a few hits the Cleveland Police officers' strength can be seen fading.

Undeterred by the high security uPVC door they gamely press on and finally smash it in after an amazing 48 hits.

The raid was one of a number on seven addresses across Thornaby as part of a major crime clampdown.

 

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7:17pm Fri 28 Feb 14

NO EINSTEIN says...

Nice to see the Cleveland fitness test is working (not)
Nice to see the Cleveland fitness test is working (not) NO EINSTEIN
  • Score: 11

9:47pm Fri 28 Feb 14

bishop1 says...

nice to see doors are becoming more secure these days , obviously not if you are one of clevelands finest
nice to see doors are becoming more secure these days , obviously not if you are one of clevelands finest bishop1
  • Score: 6

7:05am Sun 2 Mar 14

jackjones13 says...

wow somone needed to fill a gap what an amazing story
wow somone needed to fill a gap what an amazing story jackjones13
  • Score: 0

9:56am Sun 2 Mar 14

hippyjohn says...

Too much sitting in cars and not enough exercise walking the beat
Too much sitting in cars and not enough exercise walking the beat hippyjohn
  • Score: 1

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