Beer coastguards come to the rescue of swimmer

PUBLISHED: 14:01 29 July 2008 | UPDATED: 10:55 17 June 2010

AN emergency call alerted coastguards to the rescue of a swimmer in trouble.

AN emergency call alerted coastguards to the rescue of a swimmer in trouble.

Beer Coastguard Rescue officers were quickly on the scene at Seaton beach, following a previous incident there, but saw the man already being assisted by a canoeist and a fellow-swimmer.

A coastguard report stated: "It was the gentleman's first swim of the year and he had over-estimated his abilities."

The man did not require medical assistance.


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