The incident happened on Place Fell. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

The incident happened on Place Fell. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after slipping and injuring herself.

The 69-year-old was descending Place Fell on Wednesday when the incident occurred.

She called for help when she was unable to continue after injuring her ankle.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2.40pm. Members made their way to the site and treated at the scene before being brought to one of the team’s vehicles.

Nine volunteers from Patterdale MRT were involved in the four-hour rescue.

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