A COASTGUARD team helped a 'semi-conscious female' after responding to reports of youths behaving irresponsibly in Wyke Regis.

A crew from Wyke Coastguard were called out yesterday and found the semi-conscious female at Martleaves Point - between Chesil Beach and East Fleet.

A spokesman from the coastguard said: "The team were paged to assist Dorset Police.

"They had responded to a large group of youths reported to be behaving in an irresponsible manner at Martleaves Point.

"On arrival they found one female in a semi-conscious state and requested our assistance due to the location.

"The casualty had successfully been recovered to an awaiting ambulance as the first team members arrived on scene."

Police have been contacted for comment.