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.

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

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