24th May 2020
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Harbour rescue

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A woman has been pulled from Lerwick Harbour in the early hours of this morning.

Shetland Coastguard said it received a report from police at about 1.45am.

The Lerwick lifeboat and Lerwick coastguard rescue team were tasked though the coastguard said police were already on the scene and were able to get the woman out of the water.

“Once they were out of the water they were met by the ambulance service,” a coastguard spokesman said.

About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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