A TEENAGER was taken to hospital after being rescued from a mountain over the weekend.

A multi-agency operation was launched to rescue the teenager from a mountain near New Tredegar.

Welsh Ambulance Service, Gwent Police, Mountain Rescue Crew and a helicopter all assisted in helping the teenager.

Gwent Police confirmed that they attended an incident on Saturday evening (Feb 27) between New Tredegar and Abertysswg to assist in the rescue of a teenager who had sustained a leg injury.

Images courtesy of Gwent Police

A Welsh Ambulance Service Spokesperson said: “We were called at approximately 6pm on Saturday, February 27 to reports that a person had sustained an injury on a mountainside in New Tredegar.

“We sent an emergency ambulance to the scene, and one person was taken to Prince Charles Hospital.”