Police use canoe to rescue Norway House woman in neck-deep water

Norway House RCMP officers used a canoe to rescue a woman neck-deep in a swampy area Sept. 17.

Police were responding to a report of an assault at a residence and arrived to find that the female victim had left and walked into a swampy area behind the house seeking safety. She was located in water up to her neck, in distress and calling for help.

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The RCMP officers found a canoe and paddled and portaged to the woman, who was near drowning. They pulled her out of the water and back to shore. She was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate.

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