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Two more people rescued from the sea on North Tyneside

Two more people have been rescued after getting into difficulties in the sea.

Earlier a swimmer was pulled from the sea at Cullercoats.

A 999 call was made later this afternoon (Sunday 19th November) regarding the safety of a number of swimmers in the water off the middle of Whitley Bay beach.

Lifeboats from Blyth and Tynemouth RNLI were already at sea at the time and were asked to do a search of the water.

Two people were brought ashore -both were conscious but appeared to be suffering from severe hypothermia.

They were then taken to hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Man rescued from rocks near Whitley Bay

A man has been rescued from rocks near Whitley Bay.

The Coastguard were called out around midday on Saturday (12th August) to an area near South Parade.

He was taken to safety by the Cullercoats RNLI Brigade.

He'd suffered minor injuries and was found to be suffering from mild hypothermia.

He was taken to hospital for the further treatment at hospital.


WATCH: RNLI release rescue video to remind of dangers at sea

The RNLI in Whitby has released this video to remind people to take care when in and around water.

It's after volunteers saw their "busiest ever" bank holiday weekend with six incidents, including the rescue of a woman with a head injury after a yacht ran aground.

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