MORE details have emerged about a river rescue in Abingdon earlier this week.

As reported on Wednesday's, police and ambulance crews responded to reports of a man in the River Ock on Monday.

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Police have now clarified that the man was aged in his 40s, and described the call-out as a 'fear for welfare' incident that was 'resolved.'

Officers responded alongside paramedics shortly before 4.30pm, near St Helen's Court.

South Central Ambulance Service said the patient was in a 'potentially life-threatening condition' upon arrival and he was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital.