A person has been taken to hospital after an incident in the sea near Largs yesterday afternoon.

There was a full emergency response yesterday afternoon after reports of a person in the water.

Coastguard, Largs RNLI and Police Scotland were all called out to the scene in the bay on the south side of the town.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 4.15pm on Wednesday, February 7,  we were made aware of concern for a person in water in the Irvine Road area of Largs.

“The man was taken to hospital as a precaution.”