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Two mud rescues within hours off Dorset's Jurassic Coast

Two people stuck in mud have been rescued by coastguard teams within the space of just over two hours.

The first was found trapped in deep mud at Charmouth Beach, east of Lyme Regis, shortly before 13:45 GMT on Saturday.

Three coastguard teams were then called to a second person found stuck about 0.6m (1km) away near the mouth of the River Char, in Dorset, at 16:00.

Lyme Regis Coastguard said both people were safely rescued and checked over by ambulance crews as a precaution.


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