called off for 'missing person' in sea between Weston and Brean
helicopter, Coastguards, lifeboats and police launched a huge search
for a person suspected to be in the sea between Weston Pier and
Brean Down last night (Saturday).
was the scene as the helicopter used its search light to scour the
waters near the pier at 11pm.
searched a large area of the bay in blustery, stormy conditions
after a person was reported to have been seen in the water, but
no-one was found.
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We believe this was a false
alarm with good intent."
has been reported missing, which was good given the sad news around
the country during recent days."