Exmouth RNLI assist authorities in river search
Devon and Cornwall Police via Brixham coastguards tasked Exmouth RNLI at 8.42am on Wednesday 18 July to assist in searching the river Exe.
The in-shore lifeboat, George Bearman was launched at 9am following the recovery of a casualty by the police and ambulance services by the Halsdon Farm area. Volunteer RNLI crew carried out a thorough shoreline search to ascertain whether the casualty had fallen off a boat in the estuary.
The volunteers returned at 11.20am with no further sightings. Please refer all media enquiries to Devon and Cornwall Police Press Office.