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Both Tenby lifeboats assist in search for missing teen.

Lifeboats News Release

Both of Tenby’s were requested to launch at around 1.45am on Monday 11th January, after a 15yr old was reported missing in the Pendine area.

The boats were quickly on the water and the volunteer crew made best speed to the scene, with the inshore lifeboat requested to search from Amroth up towards Telpyn Point and the all-weather lifeboat tasked to search from Telpyn back towards Dolwyn.

With both boats around one mile south of Pendine, news came through that the teenager had been found ashore, so the lifeboats were stood down to return to station, arriving at 2.20am.

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