British man, 29, trapped down 13ft well for SIX DAYS with a broken leg

British man, 29, is trapped down 13ft well for SIX DAYS with a broken leg after ‘falling in as he was chased by a dog’ in Bali

  • A rescue team lifted 29-year-old Jacob Roberts from 13ft concrete pit yesterday
  • Mr Roberts’s calls for help were heard by a local who was going to feed his cows
  • He broke his leg when he stumbled into near-empty reservoir in Bali, Indonesia
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A British man who spent six days trapped in a well after being chased by a dog has been rescued in Bali.

A rescue team lifted 29-year-old Jacob Roberts from the 13ft concrete pit yesterday after a farmer in Pecatu village raised the alarm.

Mr Roberts’s calls for help were heard by a local who was going to feed his cows,’ local search and rescue chief Gede Darmada said.

A rescue team lifted 29-year-old Jacob Roberts from the four-metre-deep concrete pit after a farmer in Pecatu village raised the alarm


Mr Roberts’s calls for help were heard by a local who was going to feed his cows,’ local search and rescue chief Gede Darmada said

Pictures show police officers – in personal protective equipment as a precaution – tending to the victim at the bottom of the well. He had ‘a small amount of water left’.

Mr Roberts broke his leg when he stumbled into the near-empty reservoir and told authorities he had been trying to evade a dog that chased him through the village.

 Pictures show police officers – in personal protective equipment as a precaution – tending to the victim

Following the dramatic rescue yesterday, South Kuta police chief Yusak Agustinus Sooai said: ‘He looked thin and injured.

‘The victim claimed to have been trapped there about six days before an evacuation was carried out by the Basarnas team on Saturday.’

Police took Mr Roberts to BIMC Nusa Dua Hospital for treatment and he is expected to make a full recovery.

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