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Teenager's leg stuck in cattle grid in Wigan

Firefighters were called at 4pm on Sunday
Firefighters were called at 4pm on Sunday

A teenage boy had to be rescued by firefighters after getting trapped in a cattle grid.

Crews from Wigan fire station were called to Coppull Moor, in Standish, at 4pm on Sunday to rescue the boy.

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His leg was trapped, so they used hydraulic spreaders to prise open the metal and free him.

Paramedics also attended but the teenager did not require medical treatment.