Criccieth RNLI Lifeboat launches following report of missing child

Lifeboats News Release

At 2.45pm on Tuesday the 29th of May, 2018 volunteer Crew Members from Criccieth's RNLI Lifeboat Station were tasked following reports of a missing child on Black Rock Sands.

Criccieth inshore rescue boat

RNLI/Phil Griffiths

Criccieth inshore rescue boat
Once tasked the Crew promptly launched the Station's inshore rescue boat, Margaret a Nantw, to assist with the search for the nine year old girl who had been missing for around 15 minutes.

Shortly after arriving on scene it was reported that the child had been located safe and well ashore.

The Lifeboat was stood-down and returned to Station. By 3.25pm the Lifeboat had been recovered and made ready for service.

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