Coastguard called for sea swimmer

The police and coastguard crews at Combe Martin this afternoon (Mon). Pic: Luke Clements via @darkbu

The police and coastguard crews at Combe Martin this afternoon (Mon). Pic: Luke Clements via @darkbunny21 on Twitter. - Credit: Archant

False alarm after swimmer went out further than anticipated in Combe Martin.

THE Coastguard was called out to Combe Martin this afternoon (Mon) to reports of a swimmer in difficulty.

A spokesman said the service was called at around 3.45pm when a swimmer off Combe Martin beach had gone further out than she anticipated.

He said she was later spotted walking along the coast path and the call was a false alarm with good intent.


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