Emergency services were this morning called to rescue a pigeon.

One fire engine attended the scene in The Broadway, Woodford Green, at around 9.25am to rescue the pigeon, which had become trapped in some netting outside Chrystall Chemist.

A spokeswoman from the London Fire Brigade said: “We left the situation shortly afterwards in the capable hands of the RSPCA.”

The condition of the pigeon has not been revealed.