Pink Lights to Control Teens
Residents of a Nottinghamshire housing estate have installed pink lights which show up teenagers’ spots in a bid to stop them gathering in the area.
Members of Layton Burroughs Residents’ Association, Mansfield say they have bought the lights in a bid to curb anti-social behaviour. The lights are said to have a calming influence, but they also highlight skin blemishes.
This is one of those news stories that makes a youth worker cringe. How could a pink light be a deterrent to students hanging out? Follow the link to watch the BBC news story. Is it just me or is this just an invitation for a prank? HT to Boing Boing
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