Aberystwyth Lifeboat crew search for missing person

Lifeboats News Release

At 10pm on Thursday (24 Aug) the Aberystwyth lifeboat crew launched both lifeboats to search for a person who was believed to have entered the sea near to the Lifeboat station.

The Aberystwyth Atlantic 85 lifeboat and the Arancia inshore rescue boat were tasked to carry out a shoreline search for the casualty. A shoreline search was also carried out by the Aberystwyth Coastguard team and Police on land.

After a thorough search of the area and nearly two hours at sea and with nothing found both lifeboats were stood down and returned to station. The launch was put down to a false alarm with good intent.

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