Man rescued from sea by waterpark lifeguards

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(Last Updated On: June 10, 2015)

Emergency services were called to Goodrington sands today after reports of a swimmer in difficulty.

There were several 999 calls from members of the public just after 1pm today after the man was spotted in trouble whilst in the sea.

Image: www.facebook.com/torbaycoastguard

Image: www.facebook.com/torbaycoastguard

Lifeguards from nearby Splashdown waterpark entered the water and assisted the man back to shore.

A spokeperson for Torbay Coastguard said:
“We were called to Goodrington beach after several 999 calls about a person in the water in difficulties, Torbay Lifeboat was also launched. Splashdown lifeguards had entered the water to assist the casualty back to the beach where a paramedic checked him over.”

Torbay RNLI’s All Weather Lifeboat was also launched to the incident.

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