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Two people rescued on Hickling Broad after their boat capsizes

14:56 09 September 2012

The boat capsized on Hickling Broad on Sunday afternoon.

The boat capsized on Hickling Broad on Sunday afternoon.

Two people were rescued from the water in Hickling Broad this afternoon (Sunday).

Their boat had capsized and they were rescued by another boat passing them and taken back to shore.

The police were called by another boat user on the Broad at around 1.50pm to reports of an overturned vessel, described as 12ft long and blue and white.

Officers called the coastguard, but by the time a rescue party arrived, the two people had been rescued.

The fire service was also called.

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