River Gryffe incident: Teenager fighting for life after being rescued from river

A teenager is fighting for his life in hospital after being rescued from a river.

The boy is in a critical condition in hospital after he was pulled from the River Gryffe near to Auchans Farm, Houston, Renfrewshire, on Wednesday evening.

A police spokeswoman said: "We were made aware of a teenage boy in the River Gryfe near to Auchans Farm around 6.50pm on Wednesday, 2 June.

"The boy was recovered from the water and was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow where he remains in a critical condition.

River Gryfe, near to where the rescue happened picture: Google maps


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