pensioner found safe and well after search by crews in Brean
large-scale search was launched in Brean and Burnham-On-Sea last
night for a missing pensioner.
84 year-old man was reported to be missing at around 4.30pm by his
concerned family while visiting Stardust Amusements in Brean.
called out Coastguards from Burnham-On-Sea and Weston, alongside
BARB Search & Rescue, to find the man.
foot search of the village and beach was launched and the police
helicopter also scoured the tideline from the air.
a possible sighting of the man on Burnham seafront, a separate search
of The Esplanade was also undertaken. The man was ultimately found
safe and well and the crews were stood down.
Coastguard Officer Dave Welland said: "This was a good multi-agency
search for a missing person whom the family had a lot of concerns
for. It was a good result in the end."