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Tenby inshore lifeboat rescues 80 year old cut off by tide

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's inshore lifeboat was launched at 1.15pm on Monday 19th June, following a report that an 80 year old lady had become cut off by the tide whilst walking between Monkstone and Tenby.

The volunteer crew were soon on scene and after checking the lady needed no medical attention, brought her back to Castle beach, Tenby.

Also tasked to the incident were members of Tenby coastguard rescue team.

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