'Distressed' man rescued from River Foyle

Foyle Search and Rescue (library image).
Foyle Search and Rescue (library image).

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

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.

"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.