Stuck lift leaves group of youngsters stranded

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A GROUP of youths had to be freed from a lift after it became stuck between the sixth and seventh floors in a block of flats.

A crew from Havant fire station were called to nine-storey Lockerley House in Chichester Road, Havant, about 6.30pm on Saturday.

Crew manager Jim Tickner said: ‘It took us about 10 minutes to get them out once were there, but three of them required oxygen therapy because they had become quite distressed.

‘They were in there for about half-an-hour by the time we got them out.’