Man rescued from Chellow Dene Reservoir in midnight operation

Chellow Dene

Chellow Dene

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A MAN was rescued from a reservoir in Bradford in the middle of the night after a member of the public heard his cries for help.

Police and firefighters were called to Chellow Dene reservoir in Allerton at about 12.40am today.

The 37-year-old was in a shallow part of water at the bottom of a ten-foot drop, said a fire service spokesman, who added: "He was at the bottom of the wall in a squat position. He had been there a while and had been shouting for help."

Police said they didn't know why the man was in the water, or how he got there, but added that he was taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary as a precaution.

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3:52pm Wed 30 Jul 14

flogem says...

A member of the public heard his cries for help at 12:40 am,they must be brave being at Chellow Dene at that time.
Found in the squat position,the mind boggles.
A member of the public heard his cries for help at 12:40 am,they must be brave being at Chellow Dene at that time. Found in the squat position,the mind boggles. flogem
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4:27pm Wed 30 Jul 14

Robin of Loxley says...

Found in the squat position..


Probably a new way of catching fish.
[quote]Found in the squat position.. [/quote] Probably a new way of catching fish. Robin of Loxley
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6:52pm Wed 30 Jul 14

BirchLane-1964 says...

Probably went hunting for his tin of red stripe after dropping it
Probably went hunting for his tin of red stripe after dropping it BirchLane-1964
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8:46pm Wed 30 Jul 14

piper56 says...

total waste of tax payers money 37 years old going on 6
total waste of tax payers money 37 years old going on 6 piper56
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8:47pm Wed 30 Jul 14

piper56 says...

hed still have been calling for help at christmas if i was the only one in earshot
hed still have been calling for help at christmas if i was the only one in earshot piper56
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8:56pm Wed 30 Jul 14

Apollo says...

They should have left him there. In future do not use my hard earned taxes rescuing idiots.

He should not have been taken to the BRI ( although that is punishment enough) but to the mental hospital next door.
They should have left him there. In future do not use my hard earned taxes rescuing idiots. He should not have been taken to the BRI ( although that is punishment enough) but to the mental hospital next door. Apollo
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10:15pm Wed 30 Jul 14

denislamenis says...

Apollo wrote:
They should have left him there. In future do not use my hard earned taxes rescuing idiots.

He should not have been taken to the BRI ( although that is punishment enough) but to the mental hospital next door.
or the airport
[quote][p][bold]Apollo[/bold] wrote: They should have left him there. In future do not use my hard earned taxes rescuing idiots. He should not have been taken to the BRI ( although that is punishment enough) but to the mental hospital next door.[/p][/quote]or the airport denislamenis
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