Inshore lifeboat sent to rescue crew members of small vessel aground in Walton Backwaters

Inshore lifeboat

Inshore lifeboat - Credit: Archant

Two people on a boat which ran aground had to be rescued by a lifeboat.

The small vessel ran aground in the entrance to the Walton Backwaters on Tuesday afternoon.

The Harwich inshore lifeboat was dispatched to pick them up and return them safely to land.

The boat was left anchored at the location to recovered at a later date.