Lyme lifeboat searches for missing swimmer
- Credit: Archant
Woman eventually found by local coastguards
Lyme Regis lifeboat launched on Saturday afternoon (August 25) to a report of a missing swimmer.
The crew was requested to assist coastguards searching for the swimmer along the coast from West Bay to Burton Bradstock. The report from coastguards was that a man and woman had set off from Freshwater and were swimming to Burton Bradstock. However the woman did not arrive. She was found safe and well by coastguards carrying out a shoreline search.
The lifeboat returned to station and was ready for further service by 2pm.