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Cardigan RNLI volunteer crew involved in search for missing person

Lifeboats News Release

Cardigan RNLI lifeboat crew were called out Sunday (5 June) following a call to assist Dyfed Powys police to help search for a male in the River Teifi area.

The call for assistance came via Milford Haven Coastguard at 1.48pm on Sunday afternoon and the inshore D Class Lifeboat, Elsie Ida Mead, was launched at 2:03pm.

Due to the low tide, the lifeboat was launched onto the river from the slipway at St Dogmaels and proceed up to the Cardigan Marshes where the volunteer crew commenced their search.

Following a search lasting nearly two hours, the crew were stood down by Dyfed Powys Police.

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For more information please telephone Tracy Newman, Cardigan RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07802 246975

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