Lifeboat launched as woman tries to rescue dog
PUBLISHED: 19:42 27 December 2012 | UPDATED: 09:27 28 December 2012
Pet owner gets ashore safely but her animal could not be found
Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat was launched at 3.37pm yesterday(Thursday) after a report that a woman had gone into the sea off Charmouth beach to rescue a dog.
The woman made shore unaided but a search for the Jack Russel, called Millie, by the lifeboat and the coastguard helicopter – which was already on exercise – proved fruitless, and the lifeboat was stood down at 4.16pm.
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