Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Missing child found safe on Swanage beach

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.

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