Staithes and Runswick RNLI in multi-agency search for swimmer in difficulty

Lifeboats News Release

Staithes and Runswick RNLI lifeboat was paged just before 1.45pm on 6 July and requested by Humber Coastguard to search for a swimmer reportedly in difficulty off the coast at Saltburn-on-Sea

Following a systematic search of the coastline involving Staithes and Runswick and Redcar RNLI lifeboats and Staithes Coastguard, it was determined that the call-out was a “false alarm with good intent” and subsequently the search was stood down.

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