Both Tynemouth RNLI lifeboats Launched To Support Police OperationA POLICE incident at the Manhaven Bay area of South Shields prompted a request for assistance from UK Coastguards’s Humber Operations Centre.

The incident began at around 7am on Sunday March 1st and when the situation escalated Northumbria Police asked for assistance at 8.15am from UK Coastguard’s Humber OPerations Centre who tasked Tynemouth RNLI inshore and all weather lifeboats together with Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team and South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade to assist on shore.  North East Ambulance Service and Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue were also in attendance.

The lifeboats arrived on scene just a few minutes after launching and remained on standby a discreet distance from where the incident was taking place.

At 11am the incident was concluded successfully and the lifeboats together with all other rescue teams were stood down.

Lifeboats: D-829 Little Susie and 17-20 Spirit of Northumberland

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