FLINT coastguard responded to fears that a group of youths would be stranded on a sandbank in Flint.

The team, along with Rhyl Coastguard, responded to reports of four youths on a sandbank with potential to be cut off near the number 10 Dee Buoy in Flint.

The incident took place shortly after 6pm on Monday.

However, once on scene Coastguard rescue officers observed the group in question to be making their way back ashore. Safety advice was given and both teams were stood down.

In a Coastal emergency please dial 999 and ask for the coastguard.