South East Wales

Man and woman hauled to safety after Glyntaff cat rescue

Two people from Rhondda Cynon Taff who climbed onto a riverbank to rescue a cat then had to be rescued themselves.

Firefighters were called to Cardiff Road, Glyntaff, near Pontypridd, just after 09:00 BST.

The fire service said the man and woman had been marooned on the riverbank after recovering the cat.

Specialist line rescue teams were called in and the pair were hauled to safety.