Riley reunites with rescuers at St John Ambulance Community Hero Awards


Riley Stiles with the paramedics involved in his rescue.
Riley Stiles with the paramedics involved in his rescue.

THE boy saved from a sandy trench in Jandabup last November was reunited with his rescuers on Friday.

Riley Stiles was at Government House to see them receive a meritorious service award at the annual St John Ambulance Community Hero Awards.

Receiving the award were Joel Moore, Steve Beaton, Darryl Payne, Matthew Greenfield, Chris Gleisinger, Shaun Nicolls, William Hogan, Lisa Richardson and Mark Vowles.

Riley was trapped in a sandy trench as his rescuers worked for four hours to shore up the walls and pull him to safety.

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