Hero police officers save drowning woman

One lit the way with his flashlight as the other swam out to rescue her

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Officer Ángel Lobatón (left), who swam out to save the woman, and his partner Manuel Madrid, who lit the way with a flashlight

TWO local police officers in Fuengirola have been hailed as heroes after rescuing a woman who nearly drowned while taking a late-night swim at the beach.

The town hall praised the “bravery” of the officers, one of whom swam out some 150 metres to pull the woman to safety while his partner lit the way from shore with a flashlight.

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