Scarborough RNLI involved in multi-agency search

Lifeboats News Release

Scarborough RNLI’s inshore lifeboat launched on Tuesday 19 February to help the coastguards and police with a search for a missing person.

Archive image of Scarborough RNLI’s inshore lifeboat

RNLI/Dave Barry

Archive image of Scarborough RNLI’s inshore lifeboat

On a flat calm sea, the lifeboat launched at 4.44pm and conducted a shoreline search between the end of the east pier and Jacksons Bay, which is just north of Scalby Mills.

The lifeboat was stood down when the missing person was found elsewhere.

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