HELENSBURGH'S lifeboat crew responded to a call of a person in distress in Dunoon yesterday.

The RNLI team received a call on Thursday, May 16 to report the incident off Dunoon pier.

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The lifeboat was launched at 5.30pm and HM Coastguard also attended, rescuing the person as the lifeboat arrived a short time later.

The lifeboat returned to its station at Rhu Marina just after 6.15pm.