Emergency services called to Frenchman's Bay following concerns for woman

Emergency services were called to Frenchman’s Bay in South Shields following concerns for the welfare of a woman.

Friday, 19th March 2021, 11:30 am

Police and members of the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade were called at around 11.45am on Thursday, March 18, following a report of concern a woman’s welfare in the Frenchman’s Bay area.

The woman was brought to safety and was left in the care of medical professionals.

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Emergency services were called to Frenchman's Bay on the coast of South Shields.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “Shortly after 11.45am yesterday (Thursday) we received a report of concern for the welfare of a woman in the Frenchman’s Bay area of South Shields.

“Emergency services attended and the woman was brought to safety. She was left in the care of medical professionals.”

Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team, who also attended the incident, said: “We were paged at lunchtime [on Thursday] along with South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade (SSVLB) to assist Northumbria Police with an incident in South Shields.

“The incident was brought to a successful conclusion not long after our arrival.”

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