Llandudno RNLI lifeboat in joint search operation in Colwyn Bay

Lifeboats News Release

Holyhead Coastguard tasked the Llandudno lifeboat at 12.28pm on Tuesday 14 January.

RNLI/Jonathan Coe

The volunteer crew of three were required to launch and search the coastline in the vicinity of Porth Eirias and Rhos on Sea for a reported missing person.

Llandudno’s RNLI inshore lifeboat Dr.Barbara Saunderson with her volunteer crew launched in the most miserable conditions at Porth Eirias to assist in a search involving North Wales Police and the Llandudno Coastguard Rescue Team.

Shortly after the start of the search the person was found by police officers in a safe location. The inshore lifeboat and other rescue teams were therefore immediately stood down.

The inshore lifeboat with her volunteer crew returned safely to the lifeboat station to be made ready for service again.

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For further information, please contact Jonathon Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193.

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