A VULNERABLE pensioner was rescued from the canal in the city centre several hours after walking out of hospital almost 10 miles away.
It is believed the 80-year-old man who suffers from dementia walked out of the Royal Oldham Hospital at around 6pm on Monday evening.
He was pulled from the water, off Castle Street, in Castlefield, at around 1.26am on Tuesday.
He was taken back to hospital after being rescued but was not seriously injured.
Police said he was one of two people who had ‘a lucky escape’ from the city’s canals within three hours.
A 20-year-old woman was pulled to safety after falling from a bridge over the canal behind Central Retail Park in Ancoats. antibiotic prescriptions prescribed.
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