Police rescue swan from Peterborough road

Police have rescued a swan from a road in Peterborough today (December 8).

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 6:40 pm
Police rescued the swan earlier today (December 8).

The swan was spotted on the Nene Parkway, around a quarter of a mile from the rowing lake at Thorpe Meadows on Wednesday morning.

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Police preceded to catch the bird, finding it unharmed, and returned to the lake before 12pm.

A statement on the Policing Peterborough Facebook page said: “We were called out to concerns someone was swanning around on the parkway earlier this morning.

“The friendliest swan there ever was who was more than happy to be carried a quarter of a mile back to the rowing lake!”