A WOMAN has been saved from the River Severn in Worcester.

The emergency services were called at round 2.40pm today after reports that a woman was in the river.

Emergency services including the police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene in College Street.

A life belt was thrown to the woman in the water which was used to bring her back to safety.

A boat crew and rescue pump were used from Worcester station.

Another two boats were also called from Evesham and Pershore.

She was left in care of the ambulance.

LPPT South - West Mercia Police put out a Tweet today which says: "Hot and busy in South Worcestershire today.

"Jobs included:

"1) Supported @SWorcsCops with a high risk missing person, found by the team during open area search.

"2) Supported @SWorcsCops with great response to an incident by the river in Worcester, along with @OFFICIALWMAS & @HWFire.

"Jobs 3 & 4 came after some pro-active patrol in Malvern. A vehicle seized due to no licence or insurance after a stop.

"Followed by locating a suspect for serious offences.

"Arrested & the team will be working into the evening to progress the investigation with #AllInADaysWork."

HWFireControl posted on Twitter: "@HWFireWorcs @HWFirePershore have rescued one casualty from the river near College Green in Worcester."