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Late night shout for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

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.

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Hartlepool RNLI volunteers about to set out to sea last night(Monday 18th September) to take part in a search for a missing person. Pic by Tom Collins/Hartlepool RNLI

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

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Hartlepool RNLI volunteers about to set out to sea last night(Monday 18th September) to take part in a search for a missing person. Pic by Tom Collins/Hartlepool RNLI

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