Reports of stranded women spark full scale search at Lyme

lifeboat search

A man reported seeing them waving for help in the Church Cliff area at around 4.20pm.

The lifeboat and coastguard helicopter were scrambled and RNLI crew member Elliot Herbert swam ashore in choppy seas with a radio and first aid kit.

No trace of the women was found and the search was called off at around 5pm