Swan trapped in metal wire on River Wensum freed

Fire crews freed a swan trapped in metal wiring on the River Wensum on Saturday afternoon.

The distressed swan was spotted by a policeman who saw the bird struggling on the river underneath a footbridge near the Adam and Eve pub in the city centre.

One fire crew from Earlham was called shortly before 3pm.

They helped free the swan, which swam off uninjured.

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