South East Wales

Newport: Woman rescued from riverbank in early morning

A woman was rescued by firefighters in the early hours of Sunday after becoming stranded on a riverbank in Newport.

Two South Wales Fire and Rescue teams from Malpas were called to an area near the Kingsway's Riverfront Theatre at 01:13 GMT.

They used ladders to reach the woman, before bringing her safely back to land.

The fire service said the woman was uninjured in the incident.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites