Tayside and Central Scotland

Teenage swimmer recued from River Tay near Murthly

A teenager has been rescued from the River Tay in Perthshire after getting into difficulty while swimming.

The 18-year-old man was rescued from the river, near Murthly, after police were called at about 15:35 on Saturday.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee where his condition was described as stable.

Police and Scottish Ambulance Service assisted in the rescue.