Werdau (dpa / sn) - A 13-year-old child fell into a dam and then had to be rescued by boat.

As the police announced on Monday, the boy was slightly injured in the Zwickau district.

Accordingly, he slipped on Sunday afternoon while driving the bike path along the Koberbach dam in Werdau at a narrow point and slid the steep slope about ten meters into the depth.

Once at the bottom, he fell with his bike into the shallow water of the dam.

According to the police, the boy was unable to free himself due to the location and had to be rescued by the fire brigade in a boat.

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