Swan rescued from roundabout in Crick

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POLICE officers and a PCSO teamed up with the RSPCA to rescue a swan stranded in the middle of a roundabout.

A motorist called the police after seeing the swan in Dockhay Way in Crick at 9.45am.

Officers attended and found the bird swanning about on the road. They cornered the female swan, who was initially uncooperative with officers, before an officer from the RSPCA arrived and brought the bird to safety.

Thankfully the missing swan had not strayed far from home and she was swiftly returned to her partner nearby and, other than a few ruffled feathers and a hissy fit, was safe and well.

PC Susan King said: “The swan hissed at us when we arrived but we fetched some water for her from a nearby building and managed to corner her before the RSPCA officer arrived.

“Thankfully we were able to reunite her with her partner who was waiting on a nearby stretch of water.

“As an officer you never know what you might get called to next and this is certainly one of those unusual incidents!”