'Distressed' woman rescued, Lyme Regis

A distressed woman, who had been reported missing, was rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI yesterday (Wednesday, June 9

A 'distressed' woman, who had been reported missing, was rescued by Lyme Regis RNLI yesterday (Wednesday, June 9).

The 31-year-old was spotted sitting on the water's edge at Black Venn shortly after 5.20pm.

Crew member Andrew Rice swan ashore to speak to the woman. He said: "When I reached her, she was wet, cold and confused."

She was taken to Lyme Regis harbour, where she was met by police and taken to hospital.


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