and BARB in night search for missing mother and son
Coastguards and crews from BARB Search & Rescue were called
out by police out in the early hours of today (Wednesday) to search
for a missing mother and son.
crews were called to Berrow at 12.30am to conduct a search of
the dunes following a sighting of two people matching their description
seen camping there.
by the police helicopter overhead, the 15 crewmembers searched
the beach and sands dunes until around 2am.
mother and child were found in the dunes but these were not the
people we were looking for," said a police spokesman.
are now continuing our search and are still looking for any information
that might be able to assist us in locating the woman and child."
Minnock, 35, and her three year-old son Ethan disappeared from
their home in the town two weeks ago, and are being sought by
police, as reported here.
pair, who are from Highbridge, have gone missing after a court
ruled the boy should live with his father.
The crews setting out on the search and, above, a briefing session
at the end of the incident