Breaking News: Man rescued from Loddon river

A man has been conveyed to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after being rescued from a river in Loddon this afternoon.

The man, believed to be in his forties, was rescued from the river and reports were that he had suffered a cardiac arrest.

A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service said they were called at 11.28am to a man in the river and arrived on scene at 11.32am where the patient was in cardiac arrest.

Essex air ambulance also attended but the man was eventually conveyed by land ambulance to the hospital.

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Police for Norfolk Constabulary and a crew from the Norfolk Fire Service were also called to the scene but the fire crew were later stood down.

Police have cordoned off the area and investigations into how the man got into the water continue.

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