Coastguard called to youths jumping off Paignton pier

Paignton pier
(Last Updated On: September 22, 2014)

Torbay Coastguard and RNLI Torbay were called to reports of youths jumping from the pier in Paignton today (22 September)

The coastguard were called out at 10.46 am to Paignton pier where two youths were seen jumping off the pier into shallow water.
Torbay inshore lifeboat was also launched.

Paignton pier

Paignton pier

The youths swam back to the beach where they were given safety advice from the coastguard.

Torbay coastguard have said that the youths were fully clothed and had been drinking.

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