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Pair facing incoming tide rescued from mud at Rhyl

The alarm was raised yesterday afternoon. Credit: RNLI/Paul Frost

The RNLI says it rescued two people who were trapped in mud yesterday afternoon between the sky tower and Rhyl harbour. The pair were facing an incoming tide.

Credit: RNLI/Paul Frost

Both the RNLI and HM Coastguard successfully extracted both casualties as the tide reached their position.

Credit: RNLI/Paul Frost

Rhyl lifeboat crew helped the casualties back to the boathouse where they were assessed by an ambulance crew.

Apart from being muddy and slightly wet both were given the all clear to go home and recover.