A RUNNER was rescued after he fell and sustained a suspected dislocated shoulder.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called to help the fell runner who had slipped and fallen while descending from Arthur's Pike, near Ullswater on Thursday evening.

The team came to the scene using their 4x4 Landrover ambulance and the casualty was transported off the fell and taken to Penrith Minor Injuries Unit before going to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.

The Team would like to thank fellow fell runners who helped the casualty until the team arrived.