Taken to a place of safety

PUBLISHED: 14:23 17 June 2008 | UPDATED: 21:55 15 June 2010

TWO Lyme Regis men swam out to rescue a man who got into difficulties in the sea a quarter mile off Broad Ledge. The 48-year-old man was then taken on board the RNLI lifeboat after coastguards were alerted. All three men were taken ashore by the lifeboat

TWO Lyme Regis men swam out to rescue a man who got into difficulties in the sea a quarter mile off Broad Ledge. The 48-year-old man was then taken on board the RNLI lifeboat after coastguards were alerted. All three men were taken ashore by the lifeboat crew and the rescued man was seen by ambulance crew but did not need to go to hospital. Local police officers were also called to the lifeboat station. Witnesses said it appeared the man entered the water from land. He was unhurt and taken to a secure unit.


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