Dog rescued from canal in Radford Semele

Firefighters with Laker after the rescue
Firefighters with Laker after the rescue

A dog has to be rescued from the Grand Union Canal in Radford Semele in the early hours of this morning (Thursday April 26).

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the dog stuck in the canal at Offchurch Lane at 12.18am.

Laker was rescued by firefighters

Laker was rescued by firefighters

A crew from Leamington was sent to the scene.

Crews quickly located the dog, called Laker, and rescued it from the canal using water rescue equipment.

Laker's owner attended when it was discovered he had escaped from their home. Warwickshire Police and the RSPCA also attended.