‘It was the most difficult rescue I’ve been on’

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‘It was the most difficult rescue I’ve been on’
When Andrew McGeown saw Arnold, his 2-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, vanish off of the side of the sea wall, he instinctively went in after him. What happened next sparked a tragic chain of events that would severely test the crew of Scarborough’s inshore lifeboat and would become a defining moment for the close-knit seaside community.
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