Jet skier rescued off Eastern Beach

Police and Coastguard teamed up to rescue a jet skier off Eastern Beach today.

Police were alerted to a person who had come of a jet ski and was in the water. This was shortly before 5pm today.

A police spokesperson said the Eagle helicopter was deployed to locate the person and a Coastguard boat was also deployed.

The person was picked up by Coastguard and, together with the jet ski, taken back to the Coastguard where he was assessed by ambulance staff as a precaution.