Member of the public rushed to help a female and her dog who were washed into rough sea in Scarborough

The incident was reported at 8.04am this morning (January 28)
The incident was reported at 8.04am this morning (January 28)

This morning, a person and their dog were washed into a rough sea near Scalby Mills.

Scarborough and Burniston Coastguard Rescue Team were alerted to the incident at 8.04am but while teams were heading to the scene a member of the public entered the water to help the female and her dog.

On arrival to scene, the team provided first aid and blankets before they were handed over to an ambulance.

The team reported that everyone got out of the water safely this morning.