A distressed paddleboarder got into difficulty near Felixstowe Pier, prompting an RNLI callout and Coastguard rescue teams. 

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at about 5.30pm on Sunday, September 24. 

An RNLI crew from Harwich carried out a search of the coast, focused on the area where the paddleboarder was reportedly last seen.

The paddleboarder was located on shore safe and well, with a stop called to the incident about an hour later at 6.35pm.