Stranded fishing boat off Northumberland coast

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The Coastguard and a lifeboat crew were called out this evening after a fishing vessel broke down off the north Northumberland coast.

At 6.23pm, Humber Coastguard received reports from residents in Craster that a small fishing vessel was broken down and drifting towards the shore near to the harbour village.

The Howick Coastguard Team was called out and the Craster lifeboat crew was requested to launch, bringing the fishing boat safely back into the harbour by 6.55pm.