Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station

Reports Of People Trapped Sparks Launch Of Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat

REPORTS of three people cut off by the tide on rocks near Tynemouth’s Sharpness Point, close to the former outdoor pool, led to Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat this evening.

Humber Coastguard requested the launch of the lifeboat at 18:13, also tasking the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade.

Shortly after the lifeboat with its volunteer crew of three left the Tyne harbour, Humber Coastguard were informed by the police that all the suspected casualties were safe.

The lifeboat was then stood down and returned to station.

Lifeboat: D-693 Mark Noble