pensioner found safe and well after search
launched a search for a vulnerable missing pensioner in Burnham-On-Sea
last night (Tuesday).
man, aged in his 70s, went missing from a local home and his concerned
family had raised the alarm.
called out Burnham's BARB Search & Rescue to assist in the search
at just after 10pm.
volunteers were called out by Avon and Somerset Police to help search
for a vulnerable missing person," said a spokesman.
man, in his 70s, had been missing from his local home for several
hours and Police tasked us with searching the seafront and beach."
crewmembers searched along several areas of the South Esplanade
using torchlights. As a team was getting ready to begin the wider
search, having consulted with Coastguards, we received the good
news from the Police that the man had been found safe and well,
and we were stood down."