South East Wales

Penarth rescue of woman, 20, attempting to swim to Cardiff

A woman was rescued from the water off Penarth after getting into difficulty in the sea on Saturday night.

Police believe she was attempting to swim across to Cardiff Bay when the alarm was raised at about 21:55 BST.

South Wales Fire and Rescue tweeted she had got in trouble in the middle of the bay and was treading water to stay safe.

She was rescued by a fire service boat and treated by paramedics.