'Distressed' man rescued from River Foyle

A man is recovering in hospital after he was rescued from the River Foyle in Derry.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 5:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 6:31 pm
Foyle Search and Rescue (library image).

The P.S.N.I. along with Foyle Search and Rescue rescued the man after he entered the water.

"One of our constables responded to reports of a distressed male along the river," confirmed the P.S.N.I.

The police in partnership with Foyle Search and Rescue rescued the man and took him to safety.

Foyle Search and Rescue (library image).

"The male is safe and recovering in hospital," said the P.S.N.I.

Members of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene.