Stert Island searched by crews amid concern for dog walker
Island was searched by Burnham's Coastguards and hovercraft crews
last night (Sunday) amid concern that a dog walker could be in
were alarted at 9.33pm after two seafront residents reporting
seeing a dog on the island in the dwindling light.
Officer Dave Welland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Given the
sighting of a dog, there were concerns that a person could be
search of the island was therefore conducted with the help of
BARB's two hovercrafts."
flares were also fired into the air to illuminate the area, without
any sign of the dog or a person being found."
added that the incident had been a call with good intent.
The scenes on Burnham beach last night as the hovercrafts left