Man gets stuck up a drainpipe near Wensum Park in north Norwich rescuing a cat

A man stuck up a drainpipe near Wensum Park in north Norwich yesterday was trying to rescue a cat, it has emerged.

As reported, a fire crew from Sprowston was called to St Martin's Close at about 4.20pm, to reports that a man was stuck up a drainpipe.

A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said: 'One crew from Sprowston attended reports of a person stuck up a drainpipe. It's believed they were attempting to rescue a cat.'

The person was already rescued by the time the crew arrived.

Do you know the man involved? Call reporter David Bale on 01603 772427 or email david.bale2@archant.co.uk.