Coastguard scrambled to reports of despondent man

Coastguard rescue teams were scrambled to reports of a "despondent man" near to the Norbreck Castle Hotel, say police.

Friday, 8th September 2017, 8:04 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:01 pm
A search and rescue was carried out by Fleetwood and LythamCoast Guard Rescue Teams.

Police received reports of the man on Queen's Promenade at around 3.40am on September 8.

A search and rescue was carried out by Fleetwood and Lytham Coast Guard Rescue Teams.

A spokesman for the Coastguard said: "We carried out a search for a member of the public near to Little Bispham.

"We were alerted to the incident by the police.

"The man was found by the rescue teams at around 4.45am."

Police confirmed the man was found safe and well and returned home following the incident.