Woman rescued after becoming stuck in mud on Yorkshire beach

A woman had a lucky escape when she became stuck in mud on a beach near Whitby.

She was walking in the Upgang Ravine at the base of the cliffs near Whitby Golf Club when she became trapped.

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Fire crews assisted the Coastguard in the rescue, and used mud lances, salvage sheets and ladders as a platform to release her.

She was not hurt but was given a general check-up by ambulance crews.