A woman was rescued from the River Wye by emergency services in Hereford overnight.

West Mercia Police, West Midlands Ambulance Service, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service all attended the incident near Greyfriars Bridge in Hereford.

A spokesperson for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service told Your Herefordshire:

ā€œTwo Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews – from Hereford and Fownhope Fire Stations – plus the water rescue team from Hereford, supported by a Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service crew from Hay on Wye were called at 22:09 to a person threatening to jump into water near the Greyfriars Bridge in Hereford. 

ā€œA female casualty was rescued from the water by fire service personnel and handed over to the ambulance service.

ā€œPolice also attended.  The incident was marked as pending closure at 00:31.ā€