Somerset

Man with hypothermia rescued from Somerset beach

A man has been rescued from a Somerset beach after being found covered in mud and showing the early signs of hypothermia.

Two Burnham-on-Sea lifeboats, a team of coastguards and a helicopter from RAF Chivenor were called out to search for the man at 0150 BST on Sunday.

The alarm was raised after a person on the beach near Brean reported that the man may have been in the water.

Burnham RNLI said he was discovered walking on the beach.

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