A man was rescued from a north-east harbour after falling into the water.
Emergency services were called to Fraserburgh Harbour just before 1pm yesterday after reports of a man in distress.
Coastguard teams from Fraserburgh and Peterhead, as well as the Fraserburgh lifeboat, attended the scene at Black Sands.
The man had been pulled from the water by a member of the public and was cared for by coastguard and lifeboat crews before being given further treatment by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
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A coastguard spokesman said: “Our teams in Fraserburgh and Peterhead attended a report of a man in the water at Black Sands along with the Fraserburgh lifeboat.
“He was taken out of the water and passed into the care of ambulance crews.
“We received the call at 12.55pm.”
The man’s condition is not currently known.