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Police investigate after man rescued from canal


POLICE are investigating after a man had to be rescued from the Sankey Canal at Warrington last night.
Fire crews from Warrington, Penketh and Widnes were called to the scene off Lockton Lane, Bewsey shortly before 7.30pm.
They found a man in the canal and unable to get out of the water.
One firefighter was lowered into the water and managed to get the man out. He was given first aid by firefighters and then handed over to the care of paramedics before being taken to hospital by ambulance.
Fire crews were at the scene for about 50 minutes and police were also present and are investigating the incident.
Anyone with any information about the incident should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 514157, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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