Man helped to safety after incident in Seaham Harbour

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

By Fiona Thompson
Wednesday, 14 August, 2019, 07:27
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.

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.

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“The man was thankfully located safe and well.”