A young woman has started what she calls a "Tafsvakter", or 'molestation guard' at her local swimming baths to protect young bathers from unwanted amorous attention.

Siri Bernhardsson, 24 has used social media to organise patrols of her local swimming baths in Kalmar, south-east Sweden and has told local media she is delighted to hear others are following her example and setting up others in Sweden, reports 24Kalmar.

The first Tafsvakten patrol took place this Saturday, as Miss Bernhardsson and two others kept watch by the poolside. She remarked: "We keep our eyes open in the event of [something happening]. I have never felt threatened in Swimming pools, but others have. It is important to feel safe".

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