Craster RNLI assists in search

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew were paged on Sunday 7 July at 5:06pm to assist in a search for a missing girl.

The crew were alerted by Humber Coastguards to reports of a missing teenage girl.

They started their search of the shoreline from Craster to Newton point approximately three miles north of the station.

When the crew reached Newton point report came through that the girl had been located safe and well at beadnell.

The crew stood down and returned to station at 5:50pm.

Remember if you are in trouble or see anyone else in trouble on the coast, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

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