Coastguards and lifeboats in search for 'missing pensioner'
and lifeboats from Burnham-On-Sea have carried out a search of
the River Parrett estuary amid concerns that a person may be missing.
and police officers conducted a foot search of the riverbanks
towards Dunball, assisted by two Burnham lifeboats, on
Saturday evening (November 24th).
90-minute search was carried out until 6pm with no trace of the
elderly man being found.
Coastguard spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A thorough
search was conducted for an 88-year-old man who was believed to
be missing, but no trace of him was found and the matter was left
in the hands of the police."
One of Burnham's lifeboats being driven up Pier Street from its
station to be launched during the incident