Five people were rescued by Flamborough inshore lifeboat earlier this afternoon.
Here are the details.
‘Flamborough RNLI launched on service today at 12:09pm at the request of UK Coastguard, following a report of five people in the water at Thornwick Bay, calling for help.
Lifeboat with volunteer crew arrived on scene at 12:17pm where one casualty was taken on board from the water and three more boarded from the cliff face adjacent to Smugglers cave.
The fifth casualty was inside the cave. Volunteer crew veered the lifeboat into the Smugglers Cave where the remaining casualty was taken on board.
Lifeboat with all five casualties arrived back at South Landing at 1:00pm where Coastguard personnel and an emergency ambulance was waiting.
One casualty required medical attention and was taken by ambulance to hospital.’