Man helped to safety from Hartlepool Marina

A man was helped to safety by emergency services from Hartlepool Marina early this morning.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 8:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:15 pm
Hartlepool Marina
Hartlepool Marina

A Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team statement said: "Paged by Humber Coastguard along with Seaham Coastguard & Hartlepool RNLI to reports of a despondent male in the vicinity of Hartlepool marina.

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"On arrival team members found an individual sat on the wrong side of the railings talking to Cleveland police by the lock gates.

"After engaging with police for a short while the male decided to return to the correct side of the railings and taken into the care of the police."