Hartlepool RNLI were paged at 01.57am on Monday 25th July by Humber Coastguard to attend the Newburn Bridge area of Hartlepool where a person had entered the water.

The Hartlepool RNLI inshore lifeboat and volunteer crew members were launched and were on scene at 02.12 am where the casualty was located and taken on board the inshore lifeboat and brought back to the Ferry Road lifeboat station and handed over to an awaiting paramedic team.

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