Dad's horror as crowbar nearly falls on son at Braintree Swimming Centre

Lee with Daisy and Dexter

Lee with Daisy and Dexter

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A father-of-two was left “horrified” when a metal crowbar fell from the ceiling of a swimming pool’s changing rooms - missing his son by just inches.

Stay-at-home dad Lee Stanger felt shocked and shaken after his 16-month-old son Dexter escaped serious injury by just seconds when the spiked tool fell from above in the family changing rooms at Braintree Swimming Centre, in Charter Way.

Mr Stanger, of Porters Field, Braintree, was walking Dexter and his daughter Daisy, four, into the changing rooms at about 9am last Wednesday, when he heard a large crash just behind him.

He said: “We went round the corner and there was this crash and I turned round and it had dropped down right behind us, it was about a foot away - it nearly hit my son."

See this week's Braintree and Witham Times for the full story.

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9:15am Fri 18 Jul 14

cmills says...

But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"
But he's a "Stay-at-home dad" cmills
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8:14pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Fidget0610 says...

cmills wrote:
But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"
What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad!
[quote][p][bold]cmills[/bold] wrote: But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"[/p][/quote]What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad! Fidget0610
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8:40pm Fri 18 Jul 14

cmills says...

Fidget0610 wrote:
cmills wrote:
But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"
What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad!
But he wasn`t at home !
[quote][p][bold]Fidget0610[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]cmills[/bold] wrote: But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"[/p][/quote]What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad![/p][/quote]But he wasn`t at home ! cmills
  • Score: -5

10:50am Mon 21 Jul 14

The Stinker Returns says...

cmills wrote:
Fidget0610 wrote:
cmills wrote:
But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"
What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad!
But he wasn`t at home !
Very amusing.
[quote][p][bold]cmills[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Fidget0610[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]cmills[/bold] wrote: But he's a "Stay-at-home dad"[/p][/quote]What's that got to do with anything! You don't know the reasons why he is a stay at home dad![/p][/quote]But he wasn`t at home ![/p][/quote]Very amusing. The Stinker Returns
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