Hemsby lifeboat attends double callout involving missing people at Horsey and Caister

The lifeboat was called out twice. it is pictured being refulled on Sunday.Picture: Gerard Roadley-B

The lifeboat was called out twice. it is pictured being refulled on Sunday.Picture: Gerard Roadley-Battin - Credit: Hemsby Lifeboat

The Hemsby lifeboat attended a double callout

The independent lifeboat crew at Hemsby have been called out to search for a missing child and man.

The Coastguard was informed at 1.15pm on Sunday of reports of a missing eight-year-old child who was last seen on the shoreline at Hemsby Gap.

The lifeboat was called out to conduct a close shoreline search from Winterton to Scratby Cliffs.

The Coastguard, RNLI lifeguards and the police searched on land. The child was found on land and was reunited with her parents.


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While on route to Caister following the earlier callout, the lifeboat was called again after reports of a vulnerable male who was last seen in the Caister beach area heading north.

The lifeboat searched the shoreline while Winterton coastguard and the police searched on land. The man was found safe and well by the police.

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