UPDATE: Woman rescued after six hours down well-shaft on outskirts of Norwich

A woman spent six hours down a well-shaft on the outskirts of Norwich, before being rescued, emergency services have revealed.

East of England Ambulance Service crews were called at 2.30am to reports of a 34-year-old woman who had fallen 10 metres down a well at woodland near Colney Burial Ground.

The woman said she had been in the well shaft since 9pm.

Fire-fighters from North Earlham used a ladder to rescue the woman.

After assisting the fire service in rescuing her ambulance crews assessed her and took her home as she had not suffered any injuries.


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? Do you know the woman? Call reporter David Bale on 01603 772427 or email david.bale2@archant.co.uk.

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