Emergency services rushed to scene as man found in Leeds river

The emergency services rushed to reports of a man in a river in Leeds this morning.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 12:01 pm
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 1:32 pm

Police were called at 9.30am this morning to the River Wharfe just off New Brook Street in Ilkley to reports a man was in the river.

Emergency services attended.

There were reports more than ten emergency service vehicles were in attendance.

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Scene

The man was rescued from the water and taken to Airedale hospital where he is receiving medical treatment, police confirmed.