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Midnight launch for Arbroath lifeboats

Lifeboats News Release

Both Arbroath lifeboats were launched shortly after midnight this morning (8th August) to an incident at the town’s cliffs.

RNLI/Rod McLean

ALB night time launch
A request for assistance was received from UK Coastguard and the volunteer RNLI crew joined both Coastguard and Police Scotland teams in response to the incident involving a male on the cliffs.
The matter was soon brought under control and the lifeboats were stood down at approximately 12.50am.

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