Woman rescued after falling in the Bridgewater canal in Sale town centre

By Peter Trollope at

Awoman was rescued by the emergency services last night after falling in the Bridgewater Canal.

It is believed the woman fell into the canal while using her mobile phone.

A GMP spokesman said:” There was a large  Police, Fire and Ambulance response to an incident at Sale Town Centre overnight after a woman fell into the canal and got into difficulties. She is believed to have fallen into the canal while using her mobile  phone.”

Police were first on scene and pulled her from the water.

The spokesman added:”Glad to report she is safe and well after receiving medical support from Fire Crews and Paramedics”