Swanage Coastguard along with Dorset Police , Rescue 104 and Swanage RNLI lInshore Lifeboat were tasked to Ocean Bay to search for a missing 5 year old.
The young girl was last seen near the waters edge so a call was made on 999.
Coastguards arrived and started an immediate search locating the young child with a member of the public who had found the girl further up the beach.
All units resumes at 11.38
HM Coastguard have issued a safety plea to visitors to the beach to keep a close eye on children when at the beach. Yesterday the Coastguard responded to nine separate incidents of lost children on UK beaches.