Emergency services rescue dog trapped on South Shields cliff

Emergency services were called out to rescue a dog trapped halfway up a cliff.

Saturday, 6th March 2021, 10:13 am

South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade and Sunderland Coastguard worked together to reach the pet at Trow Quarry, South Shields, at 5.13pm on Friday, March 5.

A spokesperson for brigade said: “We lowered one of the Sunderland rope rescue technicians to the dog, a chocolate labrador, and secured him in our special animal rescue bag.

"He was then lowered to the bottom of the cliff to his awaiting owner, no worse for his ordeal.”

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