PC Nathan Lucy swam out after the woman, who'd jumped into the water from the Red Jet terminal.
'Missing Cat' Story Used In Burglaries
Police say a burglar on the Isle of Wight's using a story about a missing cat to find out if people are at home.
Detectives are asking homeowners whether they have been approached in a similar manner.
The incident occurred on Friday, April 19 in the early hours of the afternoon in Great Preston Road, Ryde when the owner came across a man in her garden and asked him what he was doing there. The man produced a photo of a black cat sat on a green sofa and said that he was looking for it.
An hour later a burglary was committed in another house in the same vicinity.
Alan Richard Tinsley, aged 28, of Surrey Street, Ryde was arrested and charged with attempted burglary and burglary and remanded in custody to appear in from of IOW Crown Court on May 16, 2013.
Anyone with information can contact Newport DCID by phoning 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Dad-of-two Nick Medlin from Ventnor died after being assaulted outside the Rose Inn pub in the town.
A section of Parkstone Road will be affected between 9.30am and 4.30pm for three days.
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