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Angle RNLI lifeboat search for missing person

Lifeboats News Release

Angle lifeboat was paged this morning Monday 3 January just before 9am for the first time of 2022.

RNLI/David Barrett

The volunteer RNLI crew were tasked to search for a missing person.

Tasked to search from Hobbs Point to East Angle, the lifeboat crew searched both sides of the channel and the Y-boat was deployed to enable searching right into the shoreline.

Coastguard teams from HM Coastguard Dale, St Govans and Tenby were also tasked to undertake searches on foot. Also Port of Milford Haven pilot boat assisted in the search.

The lifeboat was stood down at 12:05pm and rehoused as news came through of the missing person had been found safe and well.

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