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Teddies fail in Plymouth Guinness World Record bid

Teddy bears
Image caption The record currently stands at 4,041 teddy bears and is set in Hong Kong.

A bid to to break the Guinness World Record for the longest line of teddy bears in a row has failed.

People, and teddy bears, descended on Plymouth Argyle's Home Park Stadium for the attempt, but the team did not reach their target.

They placed 1,994 bears but the record, which was set in Hong Kong, currently stands at 4,041.

Organised by the Ambers Angels Trust Charity, the aim was to raise awareness of child abuse.

The charity said it would try again in eight weeks.

Image caption The Ambers Angels Trust Charity organised the Guinness World Record attempt

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