Firecrews rescue pensioner from riverbank in Usk

4:23pm Monday 6th January 2014

A PENSIONER has been rescued from the riverbank in Usk this afternoon.

Firecrews from New Inn and Malpas were called to the scene after reports that a man had slipped on the riverbank in Usk and was stuck in mud. The Malpas crew brought line rescue equipment to the scene.

Firefighters are currently lifting the man onto firmer ground.

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