HMCG requested the launch of both boats to assist in the search for a person in the water west of Ruddons point Elie. While both boats were transiting to the location the casualty was spotted by Rescue 199. helo illuminated the casualty walking at speed precariously east towards Elie. Both boats stood by close to the location as a precaution in case the casualty fell or entered the water before the Police had change to apprehend the casualty, suspected to be under the influence of alcohol. The casualty was met by Police Scotland safe & well. Both boats stood down and returned to station.
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