A RESCUE team was called to assist a couple that got into difficulty near Llangollen.

North East Wales Search and Rescue was called by North Wales Police during the early hours of Friday morning after a couple got into difficulty walking near Llangollen.

A spokesman for the team said: "The incident site was not completely clear so, in cooperation with the casualty group, we used some phone technology to get a precise location.

"We were then able to direct Police Officers to the site while we started team members moving to assist. Shortly afterwards the group was located by Police Officers and assisted to safety and we stood down."

A spokesman for the police confirmed the incident occurred at Llangollen Road at 12.45am.