Boy, 10, rescued from rock hole in Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 12:09 13 August 2012

Swarms of jellyfish were present just off the beach at Jacobs Ladder in Sidmouth on Sunday. Photo by Simon Horn ref shs 0459-30-12SH

Swarms of jellyfish were present just off the beach at Jacobs Ladder in Sidmouth on Sunday. Photo by Simon Horn ref shs 0459-30-12SH

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A 10-year-old boy was rescued after becoming stuck down a 20ft hole in rocks in Sidmouth.

The boy became trapped as he was climbing over the rocks at Sidmouth beach at about 5.20pm yesterday (Sunday), coastguards said.

A coastguard rescue team from Beer pulled him out using ropes.

“He was quite frightened, but his father was talking to him to keep him calm before he was rescued,” a Portland Coastguard spokeswoman said.


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