Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Pensioner rescued from Isle of Wight bog

An 82-year-old woman is recovering in hospital after being rescued from a bog on the Isle of Wight where she spent the night.

The woman from Ventnor had been reported missing after she failed to return from walking her dog on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency services found the woman stuck in a bog in Pelham Woods with her dog by her side on Wednesday night.

She was taken to St Mary's hospital suffering from mild hypothermia.

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