Patterdale Mountain Rescue have helped to rescue an elderly man who was injured in the Lake District. 

The incident occurred on Red Screes at 12:49pm on Saturday, May 15. 

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A spokesperson from Patterdale Mountain Rescue said: "The team were contacted by North West Ambulance Service about a report of a 75-year-old man with a leg injury on the path up Red Screes, above Kirkstone Pass.

"On investigation the location of the incident was found to be Landgdale Ambleside MRT’s area and the incident was passed to them to deal with."