Rescue on the tracks

South Yorkshire Police helicopter
South Yorkshire Police helicopter

THE police helicopter was called out to Thorne after reports of an elderly woman standing on railway lines.

The air crew was called out following reports of a woman on the tracks on Saturday at 9.45pm and found her shortly after.

The helicopter team then led a ground crew to the woman, who led her to safety.

Police did not report whether anyone was injured as a result of the rescue.

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