Woman trapped in cove at Marsden beach one of two call outs for rescuers in two hours in South Shields

Emergency services had a busy day along the South Tyneside coast with two call-outs in short successon.
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South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade and Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team were called to a woman stuck in a cove on Marsden beach shortly before 5.30pm yesterday, Saturday, July 2, but she was rescued by police before they arrived.

The two teams, along with Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat, were called out just after 7.40pm to a woman threatening self harm in the same area.

The incident was successfully resolved after an hour.