RESCUERS helped out after a sheep became stuck in a sinkhole in the Yorkshire Dales.

The Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) attended the incident at around 7.15pm yesterday.

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The animal was trapped near the path down from Ingleborough to Little Ingleborough.

After the sheep had been liberated from mud and water at the bottom of the hole, the team vehicle - and the CRO team member - were hosed down back at the team's Clapham base.