Rescue Tuesday 19 July 2016

Two teenagers had to be rescued at Redcar on Tuesday 19 July 2016 after they were trapped on rocks by the incoming tide.

2016_07_19_ 2Several members of the public dialled 999 after they saw the two having difficulties returning to the shore.

The RNLI crew from Redcar was tasked at noon and the inshore lifeboat launched soon after.

The teenagers, both 19-years-old and from the Middlesbrough area were taken aboard the lifeboat and landed at the lifeboat station.

They were unharmed during the incident and left the scene after being given sea safety advice.

The RNLI’s national Respect The Water campaign highlights the dangers of the sea, especially to young people, and is part of the charity’s strategy to halve the number of preventable drownings at sea by 2024.

For useful sea safety advice visit rnli.org.