Teenager in hospital after being pulled from River Forth in Stirling

Old Stirling Bridge in Stirling
Bridge fall: The girl was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for assessment and treatment.Peter Gordon

A teenage girl is being treated in hospital after being rescued from a river by emergency services.

Police said the 17-year-old was pulled from the River Forth, close to the Old Stirling Bridge, between 4.10pm and 5pm.

Officers from Central Scotland Police and three crews from Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service attended.

They used specialist water rescue equipment and a boat to reach the girl.

She was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for assessment and treatment.

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