Volunteer Crew from Blyth RNLI responded to request from HM Coastguard to attend an incident where Northumbria Police were also in attendance.
Both the Atlantic 75 B Class and D Class lifeboats were launched at 6.10pm and tasked to head to Hartley Bay to reports of a person in distress.
As the Lifeboats proceeded up the River Blyth and reached the piers the crews were stood down as the person was now in Police custody.
Both lifeboats returned to Station and were made ready for service.