Saturday shoppers witnessed the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service swing into action in the middle of Newport this afternoon (Saturday) to rescue a herring gull.
Firefighters from nearby Newport Fire Station were called out at around 15:00 when it was discovered that the wild bird had become stuck on the roof of the popular retailer, Next
An aerial ladder platform was utilised to reach the animal, which has since been handed over to the RSPCA.
Upper St James’ Street was cordoned off for a time but has since re-opened.
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