Man helped to safety after incident in Seaham Harbour

Coastguard teams joined police to help in a coastal search for a man.

Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 07:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 08:52 am
The emergency services were called to Seaham Harbour to help search for a man.

Durham Constabulary was called to Seaham’s harbour at 11pm yesterday, Tuesday, August 13, following reports of concern, with officers then calling for help from Sunderland and Seaham Coastguard Rescue Teams.

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A police spokesperson said: “Officers, together with Coastguard rescue teams, were called to Seaham harbour shortly after 11pm last night following concerns for the welfare of a man.

“The man was thankfully located safe and well.”