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Man rescued from river mud
8:45am Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
A MAN had to be rescued after getting stuck in mud in Colchester.
Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Caelum Drive, The Hythe, at about 5.45am this morning.
Crews from Colchester and Dovercourt used ropes to help pull him out after about 30 minutes.
Station Officer Syd Barrett said: "The man was a few feet from the concrete bank and was stuck in a couple of feet of mud.
"We got a line out to him and he was able to pull himself out and get to the river wall.
"We then lashed a ladder to the wall and two firefighters in dry suits went in and helped the man up the ladder and back onto the road."
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