'Despondent' man sparks rescue effort in St Annes
A "despondent" man sparked an emergency call-out after he waded out into the water near St Annes Pier, says the Coastguard.
Police, a lifeboat and a volunteer rescue team from St Annes were all called to the incident just before 2am on Wednesday, August 15.
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The man, who is believed to have been waist deep in the water, was located by police on the beach.
A Coastguard spokesman said: "Both the St Annes Lifeboat and rescue teams were tasked to help the police search for a despondent male near to... read more
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