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A six month old baby has had a miraculous escape after being rescued from the marina at Watchet in Somerset.
The pram Sam Cooper Stevens was in was blown into the harbour by a gust of wind. The dockmaster heard screams and jumped in.
Here is an extended interview with dockmaster George Reeder.
The 63-year-old dived into the water at Watchet marina to drag out a buggy after it was blown in by a gust of wind.
Six-month-old Sam Cooper Stevens spent several minutes trapped under the water.
The father of six month old Sam has been telling us of the moment he found out his baby had plunged into Watchet harbour after a gust of wind blew his buggy over the edge.
Martyn Stevens lives locally, with partner Kate Cooper. Sam was rescued by dockmaster George Reeder and given CPR by a friend.
This is the photo of six month old Sam Cooper Stevens, who is recovering well at Musgrove Park Hospital after spending several minutes underwater when his buggy fell into Watchet marina.
He was rescued by the dockmaster and given CPR by a family friend before being flown by air ambulance to Taunton.
A baby's had a miraculous escape after being rescued from the marina at Watchet in Somerset.
The six month old was pulled from 12 feet of water after his buggy rolled into the harbour.
He was rescued by dockmaster George Reeder and taken to hospital where he's described as 'comfortable'.
Dock master George Reeder has been telling us about how he rescued a six-month-old baby from 12-feet under the water at Watchet Marina...