Firefighters release girl stuck in a South Shields fence.

Firefighter release a child stuck in a fence in Ocean Road.
Firefighter release a child stuck in a fence in Ocean Road.

Firefighters from South Shields station were called to free a little girl who got her knees stuck in a fence.

A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service were called to Ocean Road at 12.09pm today.

He said: "A seven-year-old girl had got her knees stuck between the bars of a wrought iron fence.

"The firefighters used specialised equipment to force the bars back and release the child uninjured."