Man rescued from River Aire in Leeds city centre

FIRE CREWS rescued a man from the River Aire at Crown Point Bridge in Leeds city centre this morning.

Sunday, 19th June 2016, 1:08 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th June 2016, 2:13 pm
Crown Point Bridge
Crown Point Bridge

A member of the public who had spotted a man in the river near Crown Point Road alerted police just before 6am today.

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Fire engines from Leeds, Hunslet, Rothwell and Wakefield along with police and paramedics went to the scene.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “A 36-year-old man from the Leeds are was removed from the water. He was checked over and found to have no injuries.”