BREAKING: Mannequin pulled out of Sheffield river after 'body' spotted in water

A 'body' spotted in a Sheffield river this morning turned out to be a mannequin.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 9:42 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 12:06 pm
Part of the Five Weirs Walk alongside the River Don running through Sheffield
Part of the Five Weirs Walk alongside the River Don running through Sheffield

Emergency services raced to the River Don, near Leverson Street, Attercliffe, following reports of a body in the water at around 8.30am.

Two fire service water rescue teams and police officers responded to the call and an operation was mounted to retrieve the body.

It turned out to be a mannequin.