Second Monday callout for Broughty RNLI

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Broughty RNLI volunteers were called out for a second time on Monday following a report made in Perth of a person possibly entering the Tay.

For the second time on Monday the inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew were called into action. This time responding to an emergency call for someone who had possibly entered the River Tay in Perth.

With the assistance of a volunteer shore crew the inshore lifeboat left Broughty Ferry station at 9.45pm heading upriver to Perth and were on scene at 11pm.

They carried out an extensive search of the river from Friarton bridge downriver to the sewage plant at Sleepless inch, searching both sides of the river. Following that they continued their search to Newburgh.

No one was found and the lifeboat was stood down and arrived back at its station at 1.30am where it was made ready for any further calls.