Teenage skateboarder is freed after becoming trapped at the One Minet Park in Saffron Walden

A TEENAGER was rescued from Saffron Walden s One Minet Skatepark on Sunday after becoming trapped in one of the skateboarding pits. A fire crew from Thaxted and a rescue tender from Saffron Walden were called to the facility at the Lord Butler Leisure Ce

A TEENAGER was rescued from Saffron Walden's One Minet Skatepark on Sunday after becoming trapped in one of the skateboarding pits.

A fire crew from Thaxted and a rescue tender from Saffron Walden were called to the facility at the Lord Butler Leisure Centre shortly before 7pm.

It took 15 minutes for firefighters and ambulance paramedics to release the 15-year-old.

A fire spokesman said the boy was injured. He was left in the care of the ambulance service.