Beaumaris lifeboat launched to investigate a report of a person stuck in sand.

Lifeboats News Release

A page was sent to the volunteer crew members of the R N LI Beaumaris lifeboat at 11.22 am from the U.K Coastguard, requesting them to launch and search the coastline in the vicinity of Menai Bridge for a female reported as being stuck in the sand.

At 11.30 am the Beaumaris lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington launched on service so as to assist in a search involving north Wales police together with the Bangor and Penmon Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team and the Coast Guard Mud Rescue Team.

Following an intensive search on no one was seen on the sand, however north Wales police did locate a woman in the woods nearby.

As a result of this the U.K. Coastguard instructed the lifeboat to return to station.

The lifeboat was recovered at Beaumaris at 12.20 pm being washed down, refuelled and prepared for her next service call this being achieved by 12.50 pm.

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