Man is rescued by emergency services from the River Nene at March

Man rescued from River Nene off Riverdown in March.
Man rescued from River Nene off Riverdown in March.

A man has been rescued from the river in March this morning (Friday).

A police spokesman said emergency services were called at around 10.15am to reports of a man in the water off Riverdown.

Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene and a man was pulled from the water.

The spokesman said: “It is not clear why or how the man came to be in the water, but he has been rescued and was being cared for by the ambulance service.”

A fire service spokesman said: “At 10.22am on Friday (21) crews were called to reports of a casualty in water near Riverdown, March.

Crews from Dogsthorpe, March and Huntingdon attended.

“Firefighters arrived to find a male casualty in the water. Using a rescue boat they rescued the casualty and took him to the riverbank, where he was left in the care of ambulance crews.”

The crews returned to their stations by 12.45pm.