COASTGUARDS were alerted after a jet-ski broke down near Bournemouth.

Portland Coastguard received a 999 call at around 8.09pm on Thursday.

The jet-ski was found west of Bournemouth Pier.

Poole Inshore Lifeboat assisted the watercraft's user with a tow to Baiter Park, Poole Harbour.

The jet skier was then met by officers from Poole Coastguard Rescue Team.