Emergency crews called to assist walkers on Elie chain walk

A man has been charged.
A man has been charged.

Two walkers were trapped on the Elie chain-walk after taking an Easter Sunday stroll today (Sunday, April 1).

Police were called to the Fife tourist attraction shortly before 3pm today.

Coast guard and firefighters, including rope rescue specialists, were called in.

The crack teams were still battling to rescue the pair two hours later.

Update to follow.