Cardigan RNLI Crews called out to assist in search for missing person

Lifeboats News Release

Cardigan lifeboats were called out yesterday evening (22 January) to assist in the search for a missing person along the River Teifi in Cardigan

The D-class lifeboat was launched at 9:07pm and the volunteer crew focused their search near the old bridge over the River Teifi in Cardigan.

The Atlantic lifeboat was launched at 9:25pm to assist in the search.

Both lifeboats were stood down at 10:15pm when the person was found safe and well.

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