Lowestoft lifeboat rescue

A LIFEBOAT crew has rescued someone from the Suffolk coast today.

A LIFEBOAT crew has rescued a man from the Suffolk coast today.

At just before 6pm emergency services were called to reports of a 20-year-old man in the sea off Lowestoft's south pier who was in difficulties.

He had first been spotted on the pier, a popular crabbing spot, before falling into the sea where he was bashed against rocks.

The Spirit of Lowestoft lifeboat was dispatched to help him and bring him to shore.

The ambulance service then took the man, who suffered bad cuts, to hospital.