Boy is rescued from mud at Haslar Creek in Gosport

HM Coastguard were called to Haslar Creek to rescue the young boy
HM Coastguard were called to Haslar Creek to rescue the young boy
  • Emergency services called to help child, aged eight
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A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy had to be freed from mud by the emergency services.

The water rescue unit from Fareham fire station was called out to Haslar Creek, near Walpole Park, Gosport on Saturday at 4pm.

The boy had become trapped in knee-deep mud while paddling in the water.

Firefighters, along with assistance from the Hill Head Coastguard, helped guide the boy to safety and to clean him down afterwards. He was unhurt.