RNLI rescues man after jumping in the Thames to save a dog

Credit: Twitter/TowerRNLI

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and Metropolitan Police marine unit have rescued a man who jumped in to the Thames to save a dog.

The incident is said to have happened last night at 7.45pm.

Credit: Twitter/MPSonthewater

Just before 9pm the RNLI tweeted to say the man and the dog had been rescued.