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Man pulled to safety from Tay near V&A

A man has been taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee after being spotted in the water by passers-by near the new V&A.

Police were contacted at around 7.30pm following reports of a person in the Tay and officers quickly arrived on the scene.

It is understood the man was able to make his way to land on his own accord, where officers were able to pull him ashore and take him to Ninewells for precautionary checks.

A Police Scotland spokesman confirmed that neither the fire service nor lifeboats were required in this instance.

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