Newbiggin alerted to persons cut off by the tide
UK Coastguard's Humber Operations alerted Newbiggin RNLI's Atlantic 85 lifeboat 'Richard Wake Burdon' to a report of persons cut off by the tide.
The volunteer lifeboat crew had quickly assembled but during the launch preparations the alert was cancelled as the two anglers had made their way safely ashore assisted by some nearby kayaks.
In the meantime the Newbiggin coast rescue team attended the scene to ensure everything was safely resolved.
With no other assistance required all units were stood down.
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