Coastguards search beach for missing person
Coastguards were called out to search for a missing person on
Saturday night (May 15th).
woman in her 40s was reported to be in a 'distressed state' and
had last been seen in the vicinity of Uphill Sailing Club next
to the River Axe.
teams from Burnham and Weston searched the beach and river bank
between 10.30pm and 12.20am without any sighting of the missing
woman being found," a Coastguard spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was found and the matter was left in the hands of the police to
conduct an inland search."
is understood that the missing person was later found safely.