Three kayakers rescued by lifeboat in Hartlepool Bay

Hartlepool's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.
Hartlepool's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.

Three kayakers were been rescued from the sea at Hartlepool today after concerns were raised for their safety.

A crew from Hartlepool RNLI was launched to Hartlepool Bay earlier this afternoon after reports of kayakers in trouble.

Following a search of the area, three kayakers were discovered and brought back to safety.