Published: July 23, 2008
Police search for missing five-year-old boy at Brean

Burnham-On-Sea police launched a major search on Wednesday afternoon (July 23rd) after a young child was reported to be missing from a Brean holiday camp.

The five-year-old boy went missing from Unity Farm caravan park at lunchtime, prompting a full-scale police search which included the force's helicopter, pictured right.

Police spokesman Clare Giordmaine told "A five year-old child went missing from Unity Farm caravan park and a big search was launched. Fortunately, he was found safe and well by police one hour after going missing."

The child is understood to have been found near the CostCutter shop in Brean and was reunited with his very relieved family.

"We always take missing incidents involving missing children very seriously and act very quickly," added the spokeswoman.


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