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Rabbit dies after being stuck for days on tall building in Nottingham

The rabbit was spotted on the edge of a tall building in Nottingham city centre. Credit: RSPCA

A rabbit which was stuck on top of a tall building for several days in Nottingham has died.

The animal was spotted in a drain pipe on the side of Trinity Square car park by workers in the E.ON building opposite, on May 10.

It was trapped and had been sitting on the edge of the building in the city centre.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene in Burton Street alongside the RSPCA to rescue the rabbit.

Martin Aldred, watch manager at the London Road fire station who was at the scene, said the rabbit had entered a "void area" and could not be reached, and the RSPCA said it seemed "happy and alert".

Another rescue attempt took place three days later on May 13, but again was unsuccessful.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene in Burton Street alongside the RSPCA. Credit: BPM Media

The RSPCA confirmed on May 16 the rabbit had died after workers at E.ON reported that it was "very clearly dead on its side" on the edge of the car park.

We have been made aware that sadly this rabbit has died. This is not the outcome that anyone wanted and we’d like to reassure the kind members of the public who reported this to us that ourselves and the fire services tried extremely hard to bring the rabbit to safety over a period of several days."

– RSPCA

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said it will not be commenting having placed the matter in the hands of the RSPCA.