MEMBERS of the public tried to help an elderly man in the water at Marine Lake. 

Lifesavers, including the police and the Welsh Ambulance Service, were called to the 'medical emergency' in Rhyl during the early hours of the morning on Monday, April 5.

Rhyl Coastguard Rescue Team were tasked as well as the RNLI Rhyl to assist North Wales Police and Welsh Ambulance Service.

A spokesperson from North Wales Police said: "We received a call from a member of the public at 1.34am reporting an elderly man in the water at Marine Lake, Rhyl.

"Local officers attended and assisted members of the public who were trying to remove the man from the water.

"Officers assisted in providing CPR to the man for several minutes until Paramedics arrived.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to the Marine Lake area of Rhyl at 1.38am yesterday, Monday, April 5 to reports of a medical emergency. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and one emergency ambulance.

"One patient was treated at scene and conveyed to Glan Clwyd Hospital for further treatment."