Police and coastguard respond to 'concern for safety' incident at Blackpool's Central Pier

Concerns for the safety of a man at Central Pier sparked an emergency response.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 20th June 2022, 8:10 pm
Updated Monday, 20th June 2022, 8:11 pm

HM Coastguard were asked to assist police with an incident at Central Pier at around 7pm on Sunday (June 19).

Lancashire Police later confirmed they were responding to a call regarding the safety of a man.

Lytham St Annes, Fleetwood & Knott End Coastguard Rescue Teams were dispatched, a spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency confirmed.

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HM Coastguard were asked to assist police with a concern for safety incident at Central Pier (Copyright: Richard Park)

No further details were released by police but no injuries were reported.