Police blast 'reckless' idiots risking their lives posing for SELFIES

Height of stupidity! Police blast ‘reckless’ idiots risking their lives posing for SELFIES on top of sheer cliffs and waterfalls

  • Daredevils were spotted taking pictures at a number of dangerous locations
  • The Devon Rural Affairs policing team has publicly shamed those involved
  • People are not just risking their lives, ‘but those who have to try to rescue you’ 

Police have blasted ‘reckless’ idiots risking their lives by posing for selfies on top of sheer cliffs and waterfalls. 

The Devon Rural Affairs policing team has shamed people in dangerous locations, seemingly snapping pictures for social media sites like Instagram and Snapchat.

One such image shows an adult crouched on a ledge dwarfed by the huge waterfall and vertical drop he is posing above.


One image, pictured right, shows an adult crouched on a ledge dwarfed by the huge waterfall and vertical drop he is posing above, while another, pictured left, shows a group huddled together on a rocky outcrop – with a member of their party stood right at the edge, getting a better look at the dizzying chasm below

In other vertigo-inducing pictures, photographers can be seen high up on a headlands and wandering next to sheer cliffs

Another shows a group huddled together on a rocky outcrop – with a member of their party stood right at the edge, getting a better look at the dizzying chasm below.

In other vertigo-inducing pictures, photographers can be seen high up on a headlands and wandering next to sheer cliffs.

On Twitter, the Devon Rural Affairs policing team said: ‘Seeing a lot of reckless antics on North Devon cliffs.

‘No photo is worth the risk. Your actions put not only your life in danger, but those who have to attempt to rescue you, or in some cases recover your body.’

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