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Two people have been freed after becoming trapped in the grounds of a cemetery in East Cowes.

Firefighters were called at 9.34pm last night (Wednesday).

Two people were located – cold and wet – having been lost in the dark for two hours.

The pair were escorted to the road where a taxi was arranged for them.

The fire service said that their intervention helped to prevent a bigger tragedy on a cold and wet night.