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Man taken to hospital after emergency services called out to beach

PUBLISHED: 22:35 18 September 2020 | UPDATED: 09:03 19 September 2020

Emergency services were called to beach at Lowestoft following reports of a concern for safety. PIC: Lowestoft Police Twitter

Emergency services were called to beach at Lowestoft following reports of a concern for safety. PIC: Lowestoft Police Twitter

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Emergency services were called out to reports of concerns for the safety of a person at Lowestoft.

Police together with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) were called to Lowestoft South Beach at about 9pm on Friday, September 18 for a concern for safety incident involving a man between South Beach and Claremont Pier.

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said they were contacted by the ambulance service and sent the Lowestoft and Gorleston Coastguard Rescue teams as well as having a lifeboat on standby.

The spokesman said the man was subsequently taken to hospital.

Lowestoft Police, who were also in attendance, took to social media to report the incident.

They tweeted: “CAD 381 #LowestoftPolice with @HmcoastguardL @EastEnglandAmb attended South Beach this evening for a concern for safety incident #1324”.


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