Here is why the helicopter was flying above Bridlington last night

The Bridlington Coastguard Rescue Team were involved in the search.
The Bridlington Coastguard Rescue Team were involved in the search.

Coastguards and police were involved in a rescue operation on the north side of Bridlington yesterday evening.

A Humberside Police spokesman said: "We were involved in a search for a man in the Bridlington area yesterday evening after reports were received shortly before 9pm expressing concern for the man’s welfare.

"The helicopter was involved in the search as were the Coastguard.

"The man was subsequently found safe and was referred for appropriate support."