A man and his dog were rescued after being stranded on the Shrewsbury River on Thursday evening, Dec. 15.
The man, whose name was not released, told authorities that his boat had been blown away by strong winds, leaving him stranded him on a small island.
The man was spotted and emergency crews from Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach were called in to assist in the rescue.
The man and his dog were removed from the island and taken to a local marina where they were turned over to local EMS for care, according to a post on the Sea Bright Fire Rescue Facebook page.
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