Person rescued from sea by Coastguard helicopter

(Last Updated On: May 4, 2021)

Update: A teenager on a paddleboard was rescued and taken to hospital:

A person has been rescued from the sea off Paignton this afternoon, Tuesday 4 May.

The Coastguard helicopter then landed on Preston Beach, people at the scene report a person being transferred to land ambulance.

Coastguard and ambulance crews attended the incident at around 4.15pm.

The Coastguard helicopter has now left the scene.

Updates as more information becomes available.

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