Man rescued from mud in Truro

A man has been rescued from the mud in Truro after his mobility scooter veered off Garras Wharf into the river while the tide was out.

Officers were called at 10.53am on Tuesday 6 January after reports a man was stuck in six feet of mud.

The man in his 90s, from Truro, was rescued from the mud by the fire service shortly before midday and was taken by ambulance to The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske.

He is not believed to have life-threatening injuries.

The harbourmaster is due to remove the scooter from the mud.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News