The full coastguard team was called to assist the police with the search for a 13 year old boy missing on the foreshore at Charmouth. It was reported that he may have become lost near the major landslip and that he was possibly trapped in the quicksand. On arrival at the scene, the boy had been located by the police wandering on the landslide. The boy was safe and well and reunited with his family.
2010 Incident #17 08.04.10 1807UTC #1907