A WOMAN has been rescued from the waters near the Sletts, in Lerwick, and taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital as a precaution.
Emergency services including the Lerwick lifeboat and coastguard teams were called out just after 5pm on Wednesday.
A police spokesman said that a report had been received raising concern for a person on the shoreline at South Road.
“The woman has been traced safely and passed into the care of medical staff,” the spokesman said.
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