Officer in marina rescue

A PORTISHEAD police officer has been hailed a hero after rescuing a teenager from the town’s marina.

Members of the local police team raced to the scene at about 8.30pm on Saturday after an alarm was raised.

When the police arrived, a girl appeared to be in difficulty in the water so Sergeant Jim Robinson jumped in to help her. A successful rescue was carried out with the assistance of PCSO Kylie Inker, port staff and the fire service. The teenager was taken to hospital for treatment.


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