RNLI volunteers called out late on Friday night in search for woman believed to have gone into sea at Redcar (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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RNLI volunteers called out late on Friday night in search for woman believed to have gone into sea at Redcar
Updated 2:01pm Sunday 2nd February 2014 in News
LIFEBOAT volunteers were scrambled late on Friday night to help search for a woman who had reportedly gone into the sea at Redcar.
The emergency call came just after 11.30pm on Friday (January 31) when police became concerned for the wellbeing of the woman after she contacted her partner, raising the possibility that she may enter the sea.
Both RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were launched and began a search along the shoreline at Redcar while other volunteers from the lifeboat station began a search of the beach. A helicopter from the National Police Air Service also took part in the search.
The search was called off after 20 minutes when police officers found the woman safe and well ashore.
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