Tram-surfing teens cautioned

Two teenagers were reprimanded for dangling off a driving tram.The boys aged 13 and 14 clung onto the back of the public transport vehicle in the Upper Austrian city of Linz this morning (Weds). They ran away when its driver stopped between two stations after being told by passengers what was going on.The offenders were held up by a police car patrolling the area at the time.”They admitted it was a stupid thing to do. We decided not to consider the incident as an offence under youth crime regulations after they apologised,” one police officer said.Police in Vienna meanwhile announced that a woman sustained serious injuries when she was hit by a tram in the district of Döbling. The 54-year-old reportedly failed to check for oncoming traffic as she crossed the road.