A NAIL had to be removed from a man’s toe using a hacksaw.

It is believed the man was running past a shed at his home in Abingdon Road, Tonge Fold, when his toe was skewered by a nail that was sticking out of the shed door

Firefighters cut the nail off and removed it from his toe at about 2pm.

The man was said to be in pain but is not thought to have gone to hospital.