Late night shout for Hartlepool RNLI
Hartlepool RNLI inshore lifeboat and volunteer crew were tasked at 10.55pm on Monday 18 September to search for a missing person in the piers area near to the Hartlepool Marina entrance.
The inshore lifeboat launched at 11.10pm but was stood down shortly afterwards by Humber Coastguard following reports that the missing person had been located.
The inshore lifeboat returned to the Ferry Road lifeboat station and was made ready for service by 11.25pm
RNLI media contact
For more information please telephone Tom Collins, Hartlepool RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on 07896 793557
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.