Man rescued from Thames in Abingdon

Herald Series: Man rescued from Thames in Abingdon Man rescued from Thames in Abingdon

A MAN has been rescued from the River Thames in Abingdon this morning and detained under the Mental Health Act.

Thames Valley Police were called to Abingdon Bridge at about 9am after concerns were raised about the 20-year-old’s welfare.

Spokeswoman Hannah Williams said: “A man entered the water from the bridge and was swimming in the river.

“He was thrown a line by officers and got out of the water and was taken by ambulance to the John Radcliffe Hospital.”

She said the man, who is from Oxford, did not have serious injuries and was later detained under the Mental Health Act.

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1:46pm Mon 28 Apr 14

Sakky Rat says...

Let's hope he gets all the support he needs. He has a loving family and lots of close friends.
Sometimes life gets all too much.
Stay strong soldier. x
Let's hope he gets all the support he needs. He has a loving family and lots of close friends. Sometimes life gets all too much. Stay strong soldier. x Sakky Rat
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