Two people rescued from rocks at Redcar

Lifeboats News Release

Two adults, a man and a pregnant woman, had to be rescued on Tuesday 20 October 2020 after they became cut off by the incoming tide at Redcar.

Two adults cut off by the tide at Redcar were rescued by the town's inshore lifeboat.

RNLI/N Hobday

Two adults cut off by the tide at Redcar were rescued by the town's inshore lifeboat.
The Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat launched just before 3pm. Its crew found the couple knee-deep in water approximately 50 metres from the shoreline on West Scar rocks.

They were brought ashore in the lifeboat unharmed.

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Notes to editors:
Attached are images of the rescue. Credit RNLI/Redcar
Redcar lifeboat station has been operating since 1802
Redcar currently operates a B-class lifeboat named Leicester Challenge III, paid for by the people of Leicester, and an IB1-class lifeboat named Eileen May Loach-Thomas, paid from the legacy of the late Mr Nick Thomas of Shropshire
For more news, information and images go to www.redcarlifeboat.org.uk. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/redcarrnli and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RedcarRNLI
Any images used should be credited RNLI/Redcar unless indicated

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Two adults cut off by the tide at Redcar were rescued by the town's inshore lifeboat.

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