Res­cue for walk­ers spooked by cows

Yorkshire Post - - REGIONAL NEWS -

A cou­ple out walk­ing were res­cued by po­lice af­ter tak­ing refuge in a river to es­cape a herd of cows and bulls.

North York­shire Po­lice said yes­ter­day that the cou­ple were pan­icked by the herd and waded into the River Swale near Asenby, Thirsk, at about 5pm on Sun­day. They held on to a branch in the river and po­lice of­fi­cers who went to the scene res­cued the cou­ple, who were un­in­jured. Fire crews ar­rived af­ter the cou­ple had been taken out of the wa­ter.

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