Rescuers called out to North Sea swimmers
A rescue operation was launched after six swimmers got into difficulty in the North Sea.
A 999 call alerted coastguards to a group of 18 to 20-year-olds caught in a rip tide at the mouth of the River Don in Aberdeen at about 18:30 on Monday.
The Aberdeen coastguard rescue team and lifeboat launched a search with two rescue helicopters and two fast rescue craft from vessels in the area.
The six men and women managed to get themselves to shore by 20:15.
Police said one woman was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with hypothermia.