2 youngsters rescued in sea near Playa de la Arena

Emergency services were scrambled at the weekend after 2 youngsters got into trouble off of the coast of Tenerife.

The pair, aged 13 and 15, got into difficulty in rough seas near to Playa de la Arena.

A rescue helicopter was sent to pull one of the pair from the sea, after the younger of the two managed to swim to shore.

They were checked at Playa de la Arena’s heliport before being taken to a local medical centre for hypothermia.