RCMP rescue two people stranded in a dinghy off P.E.I.'s North Shore

On Aug. 5 at 5:30 p.m., King's District RCMP responded to a call about two people off shore in a rubber dinghy fighting the tides and currents.

The man and woman rescued did not require medical treatment, say police

The man and woman on the dinghy did not have life jackets or paddles with them on the dinghy, according to an RCMP news release. (CBC)

RCMP helped rescue two people from a rubber dinghy in the Souris area on the weekend.

King's District RCMP responded to a call at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday about a man and a woman in a rubber dinghy fighting the tides without life jackets or paddles, according to an RCMP news release.

​An RCMP officer joined a fishing boat captain and mate at Naufrage Harbour Wharf and rescued the stranded pair.

The Souris Fire Brigade and Island EMS also joined the RCMP.

The man and woman did not require medical treatment, according to police.

RCMP is reminding beachgoers to be "aware of surf and current conditions and to not venture out in water on any devices without life jackets, paddles and a whistle."