Firefighters freed a muntjac deer after it got trapped in railings in Melton this morning (Tuesday).
A crew from the Melton station was alerted by the RSPCA to the incident, which happened in Hudson Road at 5.41am.
A spokesperson for Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The RSPCA called to say a member of the public had reported a deer trapped in railings.
“The deer was released by the fire service at 6.20 by using cutting and spreading equipment.
“The animals is now in the care of the RSPCA.”