Team of 16 rescues sheep in Lake District

The rescue happened at Greenside beck, near Glenridding. Credit: ITV/Bing

A team of 16 has rescued a sheep in the Lake District.

Members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were made aware of the animal, which was stuck in a ravine in Greenside beck, by its farmer yesterday evening.

One who lives near the location assessed that a rope rescue would be needed and 15 other team members who had been attending a practice session joined to carry out the procedure.

A spokesperson for the ream said:

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