Blackwood river fall call-out was false alarm - police

Blackwood river fall call-out was false alarm - police

Blackwood river fall call-out was false alarm - police

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THE alarm raised last night in Blackwood after a person was reported to have fallen in a river was false, Gwent Police say.

A spokeswoman said the call appeared to have been made with good intentions, but police and firefighters found no-one in the river.

Firefighters from Cefn Fforest and a specialist boat unit from Ebbw Vale were called to Greenfield Terrace in Argoed near Blackwood at 8.20pm after reports of a person having fallen in river.

The ambulance at the scene did not treat anyone.

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4:53pm Wed 5 Feb 14

allassio says...

Wrong! The man didn't jump or fall in the river - he was found nearby with heart problems and taken to hospital
Wrong! The man didn't jump or fall in the river - he was found nearby with heart problems and taken to hospital allassio
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