March 17, 2011
man found on beach after police and coastguard search
missing person was found on Brean beach this evening (Thursday,
March 17th) after a big search operation.
The 23 year-old man in a 'distressed' state was reported to be
missing at 6pm near Unity Farm Holiday Park, prompting a search
of the beach and surrounding area by Burnham and Weston coastguards
and local police.
Some 90 minutes into the search, the man was found in the dunes
to the north of Brean's beach car park. Paramedics treated the
man at the scene before taking him to hospital by ambulance for
A team of volunteers from BARB was also called to assist in the
Pictured above are police and Coastguards outside Unity Farm
during the search