Man, woman rescued from James River

Man, woman rescued from James River
Both of the victims are expected to be okay.

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A man and woman were rescued from the James River in Downtown Richmond early Saturday morning.

Richmond Police, Fire and Ambulance crews conducted a water rescue by the Mayo Bridge, saving a man and a woman.

Authorities said the couple decided to take a swim when they were on the James River Park Pipeline Walkway, located on 14th Street.

Fire officials said the woman told them that they were separated in the James River.

Crews say they found the couple around 3:30 a.m.

Both of the victims are expected to be okay.

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