A PIGEON had to be rescued after it got stuck in a tree in Worcester.

A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crew from Worcester Fire Station was called at 3.26pm on Saturday, July 7 to rescue the animal.

The wood pigeon was stuck in a tree on Droitwich Road. 

Upon arrival, the fire crew discovered the pigeon was wrapped in a fishing line. 

The Wood Pigeon was released using a 13.5m ladder and flew away uninjured.