Woman rescued from sea near North Pier

A woman was rescued from the sea in the early hours of this morning, say police.

Tuesday, 11th July 2017, 9:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:47 am
Police received a concern for welfare report after the 20-year-old was spotted "up to her waist in water" at around 3.10am near North Pier.

Police received a concern for welfare report after the 20-year-old was spotted "up to her waist in water" at around 3.10am near North Pier.

A spokesman for the police said: "We were called by ambulance services reporting a woman had entered the sea.

"We attended the scene and saw a woman up to her waist in water.

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"She started to walk back towards the beach and officers managed to pull her out."

The woman was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital suffering with extreme coldness, say police.