Dartford lake swimmer in serious condition in hospital

A man seen struggling to swim in a lake in Kent is in a serious condition in hospital after being pulled to safety.

Kent Police said officers and paramedics were called to Galleon Boulevard, on the Crossways Business Park in Dartford, at about 10:00 GMT.

It followed reports of concern for a man swimming in Cotton Lake.

A spokeswoman said the man, who is in his 30s, was rescued by the emergency services and taken to Kings College Hospital in south London.

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