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Naked man rescued from tree in Exeter

By TomBevan  |  Posted: January 23, 2013

Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police

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A naked man was taken to hospital after being rescued from up a tree by emergency services.

The male was reportedly up a tree in Exeter in the ice-cold conditions on Wednesday morning. Police, fire and ambulance crews were all called to assist.

A fire spokesman said: “We were called to a reports of a naked man up a tree at 7.56 this morning in Haldon Road, Exeter.

“The police were in attendance trying to talk him down. We pitched a ladder to the tree but the male was refusing to come down.

“At 9.09am he came down the ladder himself and an ambulance was on scene to give him treatment.”

Exeter city centre police tweeted: “A naked male up a tree has come down safely with the help of DFRS and taken to hospital. He is now receiving help.”

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