RNLI lifeboats respond to call out for person in Hendon water

Two of Sunderland’s RNLI lifeboats were launched to respond to reports of a person in the water at Hendon.

Friday, 14th June 2019, 7:40 am
Updated Saturday, 15th June 2019, 9:50 pm
The lifeboats were launched at request of the UK Coastguard.

The lifeboats were sent at the request of the UK Coastguard on Friday, at 1:28am.

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When volunteer crews arrived at the scene, they were advised by the Sunderland Mobile Coastguard Unit that the person concerned had been confirmed safe and well by the police.

The RNLI crew were stood down to return to the station.