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Byline: The volunteer crew at Sunderland Lifeboat Station was involved in a search for a missing man from 4pm yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 July) after rescuing a woman who was with him.
Page Content: The woman was recovered by the lifeboat near Hendon and was taken ashore by the volunteer crew at Sunderland Marina; from there she was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The couple had entered the water to rescue their dog.

James Jamieson, Sunderland Lifeboat Operations Manager said: ‘Shortly after being called to an incident at Marsden, the volunteer crew were diverted to Hendon to begin searching for the man and woman.

‘We were stood down by the Coastguard as it became dark, both lifeboats and all our volunteers returned to the station at 8:20pm. Our thoughts are very much with the casualties and their friends and family.’

The search was coordinated by the Coastguard, and a search and rescue helicopter was also on scene.

RNLI media contacts
For more information, please contact Clare Hopps, RNLI Press Officer, North, on 07824 518641 or at clare_hopps@rnli.org.uk or, Alison Levett, RNLI Public Relations Manager North on 07786668912.

Byline: The volunteer crew at Sunderland Lifeboat Station was involved in a search for a missing man from 4pm yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 July) after rescuing a woman who was with him.
Page Content: The woman was recovered by the lifeboat near Hendon and was taken ashore by the volunteer crew at Sunderland Marina; from there she was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The couple had entered the water to rescue their dog.

James Jamieson, Sunderland Lifeboat Operations Manager said: ‘Shortly after being called to an incident at Marsden, the volunteer crew were diverted to Hendon to begin searching for the man and woman.

‘We were stood down by the Coastguard as it became dark, both lifeboats and all our volunteers returned to the station at 8:20pm. Our thoughts are very much with the casualties and their friends and family.’

The search was coordinated by the Coastguard, and a search and rescue helicopter was also on scene.

RNLI media contacts
For more information, please contact Clare Hopps, RNLI Press Officer, North, on 07824 518641 or at clare_hopps@rnli.org.uk or, Alison Levett, RNLI Public Relations Manager North on 07786668912.