Drunk sparks abortive hunt for collapsed man at Lyme

PUBLISHED: 09:55 14 February 2012

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Coastguards scrambled after report of unconscious man on the beach

COASTGUARDS beach a search of Lyme Regis beach at around 9.30pm last night (Monday) after reports that a man had collapsed and was unconscious.

They called off the hunt after learning that the informant – who was well known to local police – had been drunk.


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