Coastal alert after concerns for man seen in the sea off Hartlepool

A man was taken into the care of police after he was spotted in the sea off Hartlepool

By Fiona Thompson
Saturday, 08 June, 2019, 20:29
The callout was made after a man was spotted in the sea off the Headland. Image copyright Google Maps.

Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team was joined by their colleagues from Seaham as they were alerted to a report that a man had been seen in the water.

The incident centred on an areas around the Headland.

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The teams were stood down when they were given an update that the man was in the care of police.

The callout happened at 3.14am today.