A horse that was trapped between two walls has been lifted to safety.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to Eye Road in Hoxne, north Suffolk, at about 7.40am on Friday to rescue a horse that had become trapped.

According to a spokeswoman for the fire service, the horse was found in difficulty between two walls. 

Crews from five stations - one from Diss, one from Harleston, two from Princes Street in Ipswich and one from Stradbroke - were called to help with the rescue. 

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Using a specialist Unimog, a vehicle designed to tackle extreme terrains and weather, rescue crews were able to fix straps around the horse, which was then lifted to safety.

Crews had successfully rescued the animal by about 9.05am.

The condition of the horse has not been disclosed.